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

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 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 at


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