Stories

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

 

Students & Communities
May 18, 2018
CaFE Miami, a non-profit founded by Miranda Hernandez (Miami-Dade '17), is looking for female mentors to assist young women of color with their college applications and beyond.
Students & Communities
May 18, 2018
Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is offering 3 scholarship opportunities for high school girls. Share this opportunity with your students today!
Inside TFA Students & Communities
May 8, 2018
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week (5/8), check out these inspiring notes from students sent to TFA Miami-Dade corps members and alumni educators!
Students & Communities
May 2, 2018
The TFA network participated in Royal Caribbean's G.I.V.E Day on Saturday, April 28th! Check out the photos and impact here.
Inside TFA
April 25, 2018
Read the highlights and impact from our End of Year Meet Up for corps members and alumni.
Alumni Students & Communities
March 26, 2018
TFA Miami-Dade's alumni of color collective hosted 65 local students on a visit to the Miami National College Fair on February 25th. Read more about the experience for students here.
Inside TFA
March 16, 2018
This month, we invited 15 of our early admitted corps members to Miami for a special site visit before they return this summer to teach! Learn more about their experience.
Students & Communities
March 12, 2018
It's AmeriCorps Week, a nationally celebrated week where AmeriCorps programs like TFA recognize our partnership and celebrate our corps members' commitment to educational equity. This year, our region nominated second-year teacher, Carolina Sanchez, for the AmeriCorps Member of the Year Award for VolunteerFlorida. Read more about her below!
Gov. Scott Appoints Two to Florida Commission on Human Relations
March 7, 2018
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 7, 2018
Five after-school sports programs for underserved youth and the Teach For America alumni behind them.
Education & Issues Students & Communities
February 27, 2018
This Black History Month, Priscilla Harris, a 2016 Miami-Dade Corps Member, hosted the 'Mask Off' Lab, a BlackTech Week event that empowered educators of color to explore innovative and entrepreneurial ideas. Read the story to learn more about Harris and her event.
Alumni
February 26, 2018
Diana Washington, a 2014 TFA Miami-Dade alum, was recently honored as February Teacher of the Month at North Miami Beach Senior High School
Alumni Students & Communities
February 26, 2018
During Black History Month, NBC Universal's Black Employee Network recognized local educators making their mark in the LA region. Erin Whalen, a TFA Miami-Dade '12 Alum and former corps member at North Miami Middle School is highlighted for his work as Assistant Principal and Founder of Da Vinci RISE High School.
Inside TFA Students & Communities
February 23, 2018
Please see this message and resources from our Executive Director, Samantha Hoare, in response to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Join us on Thursday, March 1st for a blood drive in support of the victims at our office at Jose de Diego Middle School.
Students & Communities
January 29, 2018
The 2018 new year is off to a great start, with 15 TFA teachers named 'Teacher of The Year' and 'Rookie Teacher of the Year' at their schools. Read about the incredible impact they've had on their communities and how their students are impacting them as well!
Students & Communities
January 11, 2018
Check out these Miami-Dade service opportunities in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day!