Our Stories

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


Education & Issues
October 13, 2017
The Dallas Business Journal's annual award highlights top North Texas organizations for their board service.
June 21, 2017
Taylor Toynes is leading a movement to bring change and hope to Oak Cliff.
June 2, 2017
Read his inspiring reflection upon being honored at this year's Alumni Induction.
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
By Faviola Jasmine Leyva and Paula Ann Solis
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
By Tim Kennedy
November 14, 2016
Helping students by requiring work and discouraging debt.
November 11, 2016
This Veteran's Day, let's be thankful and encourage continued service where our nation needs it most—in classrooms.
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.