Jesus Galindo

Jesus (Bay Area corps 2013) is a third-grade dual-language immersion teacher in Richmond. With every lesson and every conversation, Jesus keeps a student-first focus!

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.

Support students, schools, and educators alongside TFA.

2021 Vascellaro Collective Impact Award

The Vascellaro Collective Impact award honors teams for their significant and outstanding contributions to the Bay Area education landscape. Collectively, these groups are doing transformative work to disrupt systems of inequity in the Bay Area. This award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate profound acts of collective leadership towards “One Day” for the students and communities we work alongside.

We invite you to learn more about this inaugural award by reading more information, and we also invite you to nominate a team by Monday, 2/1 (or apply for your team by Sunday, 3/7!).


Everyday Leadership

Ms. Simmons is a 2019 TFA Bay Area corps member at Madison Park Academy.
She’s balancing love and rigor in her virtual classroom to drive and celebrate student learning!

Alumni Resume Collection

Alumni resume collection coming soon! Stay tuned.

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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.