Opportunity: Teach for America

Sean King, a University of Puget Sound alumnus, will be hosting a Teach for America event on the Puget Sound campus on September 23rd (more details to come). Additionally, there  is an approaching application deadline for the next group of Teach for America applications. Please send any questions to Sean; his e-mail is linked below.


 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 12

Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply


Connect with a former corps member about their experience – SIGN UP HERE


Connect with the Gonzaga TFA recruitment manager (Sean Rice) to answer any questions you have about the program and application process –Sean.Rice@teachforamerica.org


Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of closing the opportunity gap in America.  These leaders start their paths as corps members who teach for two years in urban and rural high-need communities and help students make the academic progress that expands their opportunities.  Deeply affected by their teaching experience, our alumni continue to advocate for students and build lasting change in many different roles and fields.


The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:

  • 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. Learn more here. 

For additional information, explore our website and youtube channel


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