Stories

Read the latest news, stories, and media coverage from the Teach For America Miami-Dade community.

 

Education & Issues Inside TFA
August 31, 2018
TFA Miami-Dade's goal to build an equitable, diverse and innovative education ecosystem in Miami is made possible through the support of partnerships like the Knight Foundation and Miami EdTech. Read the story below to learn more about our approach to this work and the recent success of the Miami EdTech SIEL Accelerator for TFA teachers, alumni and local educators.
Alumni Inside TFA
August 23, 2018
On August 17th, we kicked off the first event of our new Network Miami series. The event at The Wynwood Yard celebrated our network of teacher leaders and alumni educators, just in time for back to school. Thank you to all of our partners, alumni and corps members who came out. Check out our four favorite highlights from the event below!
Alumni Education & Issues Students & Communities
August 21, 2018
Mr. Caesar launched a program to provide students in Miami-Dade with a healthy breakfast. Learn how his smoothie business model is helping end hunger and provide a better education for students in Miami-Dade.
Inside TFA
July 23, 2018
Join us October 14th at Hard Rock Stadium for the Miami Dolphins vs. Chicago Bears game with proceeds supporting Teach For America - Miami-Dade.
Alumni
July 20, 2018
The alumni survey results are in! Check out who is in our network, what they are saying about TFA.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 20, 2018
These alumni are leading social innovation projects that are changing the game for their students. They are the winners of this year’s Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Social Innovation Award, renamed in honor of longtime TFA supporters.
Students & Communities
July 11, 2018
State Farm is helping families and teachers get ready for back to school! Check out these savings and safety tips — a great resource to share with students and parents.
Inside TFA
June 27, 2018
June was an exciting month at Teach For America Miami-Dade. We launched our second Miami Dade Regional Institute at Barry University, a six-week training for all new TFA Miami-Dade, Orlando and Jacksonville teachers. We came together to celebrate our network at two very special points in their journey — joining the corps and becoming alumni! Read more about these events below.
The Picture Producer
June 13, 2018
The Picture Producer
June 11, 2018
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
From a nun who uses Snapchat to connect with believers to a lawyer who fights for Muslims’ constitutional rights, these alums put faith at the center of all they do.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
June 11, 2018
Residents of Lorain, Ohio, defend its rich history and community spirit, while outsiders hear only about its missteps and failures. As a new leader steps in, students weigh in.
Inside TFA
May 31, 2018
These 9 TFA Miami-Dade Teachers are changing the game at their schools through Innovative Educator Fellowship Projects that they have been developing since November. Read about each of their projects below!
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
May 17, 2018
Camps for Navajo youth, art classes for distressed undocumented families, and sex education via phones. Meet the finalists for Teach For America's 2018 Social Innovation Awards.
Inside TFA Students & Communities
May 8, 2018
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Month, check out these inspiring notes from students sent to TFA Miami-Dade corps members and alumni educators!