Teach For America

Teach For America DFW Names New Executive Director and New Board Chair

by | Aug 11, 2023

Bibi Yasmin Katsev has been named the executive director of Teach For America’s Dallas-Fort Worth region.

The local chapter of the nonprofit Teach For America organization has a mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize promising future leaders in education.

Katsev will oversee all aspects of the organization’s regional operations, in collaboration with newly appointed board chair Kathy Crow....

Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Reaches Full Capacity With Addition Of Six New Organizations
by | Mar 16, 2023
The new tenants include Engage Dallas, Housing Forward, PCCI, Teach for America, Texas Women’s Foundation, and The 2.0 Collaborative. The additions bring Water Cooler at Pegasus Park to a full capacity with a total of 32 tenants, ranking it among the largest nonprofit shared space communities in the country.
Oprah’s Foundation Gives $1M to Teach For America for Students’ and Teachers’ Social‑Emotional Needs
by | Jan 19, 2022
“The impact of this gift will be enormous,” Jessica Guthrie, chief program officer for Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth, told Dallas Innovates. “By using her platform, Ms. Winfrey has been able to draw attention to the national issue of teacher burnout and the tools available that can help."
OneStar Foundation Awards Teach For America $650K to Support Texas Programs
by | Sep 21, 2021
The award is designated for Teach For America programs in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, the Rio Grande Valley, and San Antonio for the upcoming school year. It's part of a larger $21.6 million in federal funding that Texas received from AmeriCorps. OneStar Foundation, the Governor-designated National Service Commission in Texas, administers the AmeriCorps State grant program.

DFW Website Launches to Boost Interest in Teaching Profession

by | Jan 11, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education is teaming with Dallas-based The Commit! Partnership for the first regional initiative in its teacher recruitment campaign.
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Education: State of Innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Dec 15, 2015
Dallas Fort-Worth has committed to approaching its educational landscape with a focus on the 21st century.