Our Stories

Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America - Dallas-Fort Worth community.

 

Alumni
June 21, 2017
Taylor Toynes is leading a movement to bring change and hope to Oak Cliff.
Alumni
June 2, 2017
Read his inspiring reflection upon being honored at this year's Alumni Induction.
Alumni
June 1, 2017
The Dallas Mavericks and The UPS Store, in association with Teach For America DFW, teamed-up to present the 13th Annual Classroom Champions Program, created to recognize North Texas educators for their work in the classroom.
One Day
May 30, 2017
We scoured the WiFi waves to bring you these podcasts, hosted by alumni, that range over all sorts of topics. Are you woke? Raising bilingual kids? Curious if sharing a Netflix password is illegal?
Education & Issues
May 5, 2017
Listen to our first podcast to learn more!
Students & Communities
April 17, 2017
The Teach For America DFW Summer Institute will expand to train new Uplift teachers and nearly 250 Uplift scholars.
Students & Communities
February 13, 2017
Four TFA Teachers Honored as Classroom Champions in the Running for $1,000 for Themselves and $1,000 for Their Schools
Inside TFA
February 3, 2017
Winners will be announced this spring!
Students & Communities
December 5, 2016
$200,000 Contribution from AT&T Expands Access to Computer Science Programs to Teachers and Students in Dallas-Fort Worth
One Day
November 14, 2016
Helping students by requiring work and discouraging debt.
Alumni
November 11, 2016
This Veteran's Day, let's be thankful and encourage continued service where our nation needs it most—in classrooms.
Alumni
October 14, 2016
Fort Worth ISD Teacher of the Year Empowers Her Students
Students & Communities
August 17, 2016
Grant Will Help Recruit and Develop Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Educators in North Texas Over Two Years
Alumni Education & Issues
July 1, 2016
While there isn’t a silver bullet to solve educational inequity, five teachers share how they spend their time and energy impacting our community.
One Day
June 21, 2016
One in two new school leaders leaves the job within three years. With enough supports, can Dallas reverse the trend?
Alumni Students & Communities
May 23, 2016
Nick Stefanovic (Dallas-Fort Worth '14) reflects on his path to the classroom after serving in the Marine Corps and the core values that sustain his work as a teacher.
Alumni
May 21, 2016
TFA alumnus, Claire Price (Dallas-Fort Worth '14 receives the inaugural Todd and Abigail Community Impact Award at a special end-of-year dinner.