Lena Van Haren

Meet Lena Van Haren (Bay Area Corps '02), SFUSD’s Transformative Leadership for Equity and Excellence leadership coach! She provides catered support to new principals and assistant principals across San Francisco Unified.

Our Mission

One day, all children in this nation will have the

opportunity to attain an excellent education

Teach For America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity through teaching and work with

unwavering commitment from every sector of society to create a nation free from this injustice.

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2018-2019 Rising Leaders Fellowship

Teach For America Bay Area’s Rising Leaders Fellowship is a seven-month leadership-pathway program open to recent alumni exploring instructional, civic, and school leadership.


Overcoming Challenges

Joel Thompson is a 2017 TFA Bay Area corps member at Frick Impact Academy.
Check out how he’s partnering with the Oakland community to expand soccer opportunities for students!

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One Day Magazine

One Day is the alumni magazine of Teach For America. We publish reporting and commentary on critical issues in pre-K–12 education and on the evolving work of Teach For America’s alumni and corps members. Our mission is to provide the information, perspective, and inspiration that our readers need to actively engage in the movement for educational equity and excellence.