FINAL Application Deadline – 2/20/14 – Teach For America

FINAL DEADLINE: Thursday, February 20, 2014

Register to start an application

Like the TFA@UW facebook and follow the TFA@UW twitter to stay connected

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time.  But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.

-Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s

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TEACH FOR AMERICA

FINAL Application Deadline: Thursday, February 20

UW Info Session: Thursday, February 14 at 5:30PM in THO 135

Learn how to apply and review the application timeline here.

Start your application here.

“Who joins TFA?”

  • ·         Review the profile of our 2013 corps, some key stats:

o    38% identify as people of color

o    39% received Pell Grants

o    27% are the first in their family to attend college

o    No more than 10% share the same major

  • ·         Watch YouTube videos from real TFA corps members
  • ·         Check out the TFA alums on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List (there’s 9!)
  • ·         Consider the list of the skills we look for in applicants

The Basics and Benefits

  • ·         All academic majors and backgrounds accepted.
  • ·         Regional placement is not random; applicants preference location in our 48 regions.
  • ·         All grade levels (preK-12) and subjects including ELL and SpEd.
  • ·         Salary ranging from $25,500-$51,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • ·         Possible Americorps Education Award of $11,100 and loan deferment/forbearance.
  • ·         Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching.
  • ·         Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their leadership and impact.
  • ·         DACA recipients are eligible to apply to TFA. Learn more here.

For additional information, explore our website and youtube channel or contact Katherine Kleitsch atkatherine.kleitsch@teachforamerica.org.

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