Stories

Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America Mississippi region.

 

 

Inside TFA
September 15, 2017
We're excited to highlight the journey of one of our corps members, who will be a featured guest blogger during her second year in the classroom, so check back for updates on her experience, her take on the Jackson community, and resources she’ll be using with her elementary students!
Inside TFA
September 1, 2017
In one year, a math specialist, a second-year corps member, and a traditionally-trained coach helped change the landscape of measuring proficiency and growth in two Mississippi districts. Here we talk to the collaborators behind the tool that’s helping to make the grade, and discuss how, without real partnerships, it might never have come to be used.
Education & Issues
August 17, 2017
Here we spotlight Teach For America - Mississippi's Executive Director, Barbara Logan Smith, as she reacts to the recent acts of hate and violence in Charlottesville, and offers words of encouragement about how we can move forward as educators and as a region.
Alumni
August 4, 2017
The Mississippi Principals Impact Fellowship brings school leaders together from across the state to participate in a cohort-based support network for administrators who want to grow their schools, their skills, and increase the academic outcomes for their students. Here we follow a year in the life of these eight inaugural fellows, and go behind the partnership that made it possible.