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About Our CEO

Elisa Villanueva Beard (Phoenix '98) is the CEO of Teach For America. Under her leadership, the organization impacts hundreds of thousands of students each year in some 2,000 schools. Her journey with TFA started in Phoenix, where she taught first and second grade bilingual education as a 1998 corps member. Read more.

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The Transformation of Teach For America
January 23, 2023

Teach For All and Alcoa Foundation Launch Partnership to Improve the Quality of Education for All Children
January 11, 2023

Cognizant and Teach For America Announce Winners of Annual Innovation in Computer Science Education Awards
December, 05, 2022

Teach For America Receives $25 Million Investment from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
November 14, 2022

Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard Calls for Concerted Effort to Address the Challenges Behind NAEP Data
October 24, 2022

Teach For America and the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation Partner to Address the Social-Emotional Needs of Students and Teachers
December 16, 2021

The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® Program and Teach For America Partner to Provide Unique Professional Development Opportunity For Black Educators
October 13, 2021

Ninety-Four Percent of Principals Agree That Teach For America Corps Members Have a Positive Impact On Students
August 30, 2021

Teach For America Responds to Texas Federal Court Ruling on DACA
July 19, 2021

Teach For America Launches Black Educators Promise Initiative with Inaugural Cohort of Over 850 Educators
November 10, 2020

What the Election Can Mean for Our Students: A Message From Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard
November 9, 2020

Teach For America Names New Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness
October 9, 2020

Teach For America Stands With DACA Community
July 28, 2020

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