Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America Appalachia community.

Education & Issues
January 24, 2018
Principals at TFA - Appalachia's partner schools report high satisfaction with corps member performance
January 9, 2018
Halie Putorek (Appalachia '15), third-year teacher in her placement school, now sees a different opportunity to broaden the perspective of her students.
Students & Communities
November 20, 2017
Brandon Salas (Appalachia '16) discusses his alternate path to teaching and to Teach For America.
Students & Communities
September 18, 2017
Read on below to learn about the 2017 Teach For America corps members nationally, as well as those in the Appalachia region.
Louisville Courier-Journal
July 27, 2017
July 12, 2017
How two Spanish teachers in the Appalachia region of Kentucky launched a global service organization to help their students see the world.
Education & Issues
May 9, 2017
Teach For America - Appalachia ED, Josh Sparks, reflects on a memorable teacher and lesson during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Students & Communities
May 2, 2017
Chelsea Bentley (Appalachia '15) discusses her path to teaching and commitment to student growth
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team and Elisa Villanueva Beard
April 11, 2017
After her recent visit to TFA–Appalachia, our CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard shared with Autumn Halberstadt (Appalachia '16) why she's hopeful for the future of rural regions.
Education & Issues
March 28, 2017
In the state of Kentucky, Senate Bill 117, signed by Governor Matt Bevin after a sweeping majority House vote and a unanimous Senate vote, makes Teach For America a permanent alternative certification pathway for educators in the state.
Students & Communities
March 23, 2017
Alexandra Nau (Appalachia '15) recaps the value of the Appalachia New Teacher Conference
One Day
By Susan Brenna
February 21, 2017
Now that city-dwelling Americans are tuning in to places like Harlan County, educators, students and entrepreneurs would like to set a few things straight.
Students & Communities
February 10, 2017
Emaleigh Hall (Appalachia '16) talks about teaching 8th grade science near her hometown
December 15, 2016
Nicholas Hall (Appalachia '12) talks about his personal journey from classroom teacher to officer in the North Carolina National Guard.