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Corp Member, DFW region

Teacher (Current Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

Pros- You get to work with incredibly motivated and intelligent people with strong leadership qualities.
-If you are a recent college graduate, most people are in the same age group and at the same point in their lives.
-Extensive support and room for growth `

Cons- Long hours, for me, due to learning how to teach during my first year teaching.
-Possibility to be placed in a part of the country you are not comfortable in or fit in easily with.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Uses Future Leaders, but Great If You Know What You Are Getting Into

    Teacher (Former Employee)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Opportunity to make a difference. Future career options in education. Strong network. Learn… Cons: High potential corps left wanting more. Groupthink. Work/life balance. Advice to Senior Management: Hire from outside of organization. Managers who think for themselves are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A place to grow and gain skills to be an educator ONLY!

    2011 Corps Member (Current Employee) Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like… Cons: Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local… Advice to Senior Management: The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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