Stories

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

 

Students & Communities
January 11, 2018
Check out these Miami-Dade service opportunities in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
Alumni
December 18, 2017
Miami-Dade Alumni and Former TFA Executive Director was awarded the Women in the World, 2017 Toyota Mother of Invention prize and $50,000 grant for her app, Caribu, a Facetime meets Kindle platform, which allows adults and children to read to each other from anywhere in the world!
Alumni Students & Communities
December 15, 2017
Fourth year teacher, Lindsay Rexer (TFA Miami-Dade '14), has created a garden at her placement school, Morningside K-8 Academy, bringing health and new knowledge to her school and community. Read our interview with Lindsay to learn more!
Alumni
November 30, 2017
We are excited to announce the launch of three new Leadership Development Fellowships, focused on continuing to develop and connect members of our Teach For America network to each other and to Miami! Read about them here:
One Day
By Susan Brenna
November 28, 2017
In Miami, teachers escape the fall hustle for an hour of yoga on the shore.
Inside TFA Students & Communities
November 27, 2017
Sarah Reinertsen is an Ironman triathlete, Paralympian, author, motivational speaker, mentor, spokesperson and an amazing racer. In November, she took the time to speak to our TFA Miami-Dade Corps Members, Alumni and Staff at an inspiring event hosted by Board Member, Julie Franklin!
Alumni
November 27, 2017
This October, three members of our CM & Alumni family, DeAnthony Friday, Eric Steen, and Kendrick Morris, attended the inaugural Black Male Educator Convening in Philadelphia, PA. Read about their experience!
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
November 15, 2017
The alumni on the latest Forbes list are leaders in a range of fields: education, entrepreneurship, media, and law.
Alumni Inside TFA
November 7, 2017
Give Miami Day is Thursday, 11/16 ! Get to know the impact of your investment. Read about 5 Teach For America Miami-Dade corps members and alumni who are going over any beyond to provide educational equity to ALL students in Miami-Dade.
Knight Foundation: Teach For America Program Helps Build a Diverse Innovation Ecosystem in Miami
Knight Foundation
November 6, 2017
Inside TFA
October 26, 2017
Give Miami Day, the Miami Foundation's 24-hour day of online giving, is right around the corner! Check out some of our Top Triumphs of 15 years, and help us sustain this impact by donating on 11/16!
Inside TFA
October 25, 2017
Teach for America's national CEO, Elisa Villanueva Beard, spent two days with TFA Miami-Dade, energizing and interacting with our regional staff, corps members, alumni and donors
Alumni Students & Communities
October 25, 2017
TFA Miami-Dade participates in the Miami Foundation's 'My Miami Story' day on October 17th, bringing together diverse alumni leadership to discuss educational equity in Miami-Dade.
Inside TFA
October 10, 2017
Get to know our current corps members through this new infographic highlighting key demographics and impact!
Alumni
October 9, 2017
Justin Pinn Will Work in Florida, Nationally to Increase Students’ Access to Afterschool Programs
Inside TFA
October 5, 2017
Armed with insight into the local context, a new cohort of teacher leaders prepare to positively impact students in Miami’s highest-need classrooms.
Inside TFA
September 27, 2017
2016 Corps Member, Abbe Petechowski, is helping to bridge the digital divide at Liberty City Elementary School by earning free laptops for every student in her Kindergarten class
One Day
September 19, 2017
As we hear from our friends and colleagues in Florida, we will update this page on ways you can help with immediate needs and longer-term recovery.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 26, 2017
How Manny Lamarre (Miami-Dade '09) is expanding economic opportunity in the Silver State.