Stories

Read the latest stories, news releases, and media coverage from the TFA San Diego community and learn more about our work.

 

 

Education & Issues Inside TFA
April 11, 2017
Leading industry professionals joined with local Teach For America corps members and alumni to talk about how, together, they can better prepare students for their futures
Inside TFA
March 15, 2017
Sharing their best practices will help teachers succeed in diverse classrooms
Inside TFA
February 23, 2017
A corps community service project introduces recycling – with a dab, whip and nae nae
Inside TFA
February 10, 2017
In honor of Valentine's Day, we're sharing the story of how TFA - San Diego Executive Director, David Lopez, and his wife, Sarah Hargis Lopez, met during their time in the corps
Education & Issues Inside TFA
February 8, 2017
Two teachers share how the School Leaders of Color Conference gives them hope
Inside TFA
January 31, 2017
Meet the corps member who "personifies the spirit of the TFA San Diego region"
Students & Communities
December 15, 2016
Fuel Your School delivers standing desks to a corps member’s classroom
Inside TFA
December 12, 2016
Teach For America - San Diego would not exist without local champion, Jack McGrory
Alumni
November 15, 2016
A TFA alumna reflects on her time in the corps and her work today
Inside TFA
November 1, 2016
Teach For America - San Diego board members bring friends together to hear directly from San Diego educators
Inside TFA
October 20, 2016
Meet the UCLA grad who returned to her home town to teach bilingual students like herself
Inside TFA
October 18, 2016
His Character Edge Creates Wins on the Field and in the Classroom
Inside TFA
October 14, 2016
Relationships spur results for top-ranked educator
Inside TFA
September 27, 2016
After advising Teach For America on how to attract STEM majors, Michael Tong swapped the boardroom for a classroom
Alumni
September 22, 2016
Advice from AP English teacher, baseball coach and TFA alumnus Jonathan Posternack
Alumni
September 12, 2016
A Harlem school founder credits Northwestern, Sen. Kennedy, and TFA for helping to prove what is possible
Inside TFA
August 30, 2016
A Corps Member Returns to Her Alma Mater to Teach
Inside TFA
August 23, 2016
(Hint: It’s because NU really caters to busy teachers)
Alumni
August 16, 2016
A math major reflects on overcoming his fears and becoming a role model

Media Coverage

San Diego Union Tribune
September 13, 2016
The San Diego Union Tribune
November 5, 2015