Stories

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

 

Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 1, 2018
This Black History Month, we’re acknowledging Black leaders in the Teach For America network who are stepping up to expand opportunities for students in our highest-need communities.
Alumni
December 21, 2017
From doing the corps in Los Angeles to elevating the voices of women in Las Vegas, Candice Morales tells her story.
Alumni
December 21, 2017
She thought for sure she would be a nurse, but now she's a principal. Read on for Crystal's powerful story.
Alumni
December 21, 2017
For some kids, music and art are the key to success and confidence. Dominique wants to be sure there is a place for them, too.
Alumni
December 21, 2017
For Karishma, it's all about showing up each day for each kid and helping them to succeed.
Alumni
December 21, 2017
Katie talks about the value of failing and the students who give her hope.
Inside TFA
December 19, 2017
The two LVV '17s who went to rival high schools in Las Vegas and are now doing the corps together.
Alumni
December 19, 2017
How one alumni fights to give students the opportunities she didn't have.
Alumni
December 19, 2017
Principal Nunez talks about the teacher that made a difference for him and the difference he wants to make for his students.
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.