Stories

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

 

 

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 14, 2016
Relationships spur results for top-ranked educator
Inside TFA
October 11, 2016
His Character Edge Creates Wins on the Field and in the Classroom
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 15, 2016
A math major reflects on overcoming his fears and becoming a role model
Inside TFA
May 6, 2016
In honor of Mother's Day, Lindsey Appleton (San Diego '16) reflects on the impact her own mother, a 2015 corps member, has had on her life.
Students & Communities
April 13, 2016
Steven Askar (San Diego '15) is celebrating the Week of the Young Child in the classroom and at home. Read more about the lessons he learned from his fledgling learners and how they applied to his newborn son.

Media Coverage

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