Stories

Read the latest news, stories, and media coverage from the Teach For America - Las Vegas Valley community.

 

One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
October 2, 2017
Away from the glittery Vegas Strip, a scrappy network of students, families and education advocates is growing.
Inside TFA
September 22, 2017
We are proud to welcome the newest group of outstanding and dedicated leaders to the Las Vegas Valley.
Alumni
September 12, 2017
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Learn more about those alumni, like Dan Bernbach, whose role as the executive director and general manager of the Park Theater at Monte Carlo Las Vegas allows him to remain passionate about causes near and dear to his heart.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 26, 2017
How Manny Lamarre (Miami-Dade '09) is expanding economic opportunity in the Silver State.
Inside TFA
June 7, 2017
Nevada’s Institute will help develop the next generation of leaders in the Las Vegas Valley
Inside TFA
April 7, 2017
Joey Rubin, current staff member and '14 Las Vegas Valley alumnus, shares the top five reasons Las Vegas Valley corps members LoVVe spring break.
Alumni
March 31, 2017
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Learn more about those alumni, like Maryssa Kucskar, who recently co-authored two legislative papers and testified in front of Nevada’s legislature about Early Childhood Education.
Inside TFA
March 1, 2017
This Black History Month, we are highlighting Teach For America-Las Vegas Valley corps members and alumni working to address inequity in and outside of school systems. We are proud to partner with a diverse network of leaders working towards helping African American students expand access to quality educational opportunities and build the future of their choosing.
Alumni
February 28, 2017
This Black History Month, we are highlighting Teach For America-Las Vegas Valley corps members and alumni working to address inequity in and outside of school systems. We are proud to partner with a diverse network of leaders working towards helping African American students expand access to quality educational opportunities and build the future of their choosing.
Inside TFA
February 27, 2017
This Black History Month, we are highlighting Teach For America-Las Vegas Valley corps members and alumni working to address inequity in and outside of school systems. We are proud to partner with a diverse network of leaders working towards helping African American students expand access to quality educational opportunities and build the future of their choosing.
Alumni
February 23, 2017
This Black History Month, we are highlighting Teach For America-Las Vegas Valley corps members and alumni working to address inequity in and outside of school systems. We are proud to partner with a diverse network of leaders working towards helping African American students expand access to quality educational opportunities and build the future of their choosing.
Inside TFA
February 13, 2017
Our executive director, Sean Parker, gives the inside scoop into the history behind the spelling of "LoVVe" in the Las Vegas Valley.
Alumni
February 7, 2017
This Black History Month, we are highlighting Teach For America-Las Vegas Valley corps members and alumni working to address inequity in and outside of school systems. We are proud to partner with a diverse network of leaders working towards helping African American students expand access to quality educational opportunities and build the future of their choosing.
Alumni
December 20, 2016
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Meet just a few of the incredible leaders who are making a real impact on opportunities for students in Clark county.
Alumni
December 19, 2016
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Meet just a few of the incredible leaders who are making a real impact on opportunities for students in Clark county.
Alumni
December 16, 2016
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Meet just a few of the incredible leaders who are making a real impact on opportunities for students in Clark county.
Alumni
December 14, 2016
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Meet just a few of the incredible leaders who are making a real impact on opportunities for students in Clark county.
Alumni
December 12, 2016
Here in the Las Vegas Valley, we have more than 330 extraordinary and diverse alumni shaping the political, economic, and social future of our city, state, and country. Meet just a few of the incredible leaders who are making a real impact on opportunities for students in Clark county.
Inside TFA
December 5, 2016
After a successful 32 years with the United States Air Force, Lori Short (Las Vegas Valley '16) took on a seemingly unexpected leadership role.