Questions and Answers about Teach For America

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at Teach For America.

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How often/likely do you get placed in a city that is your highest preference?

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Teach for America takes into account three main factors for determining what and where you will teach: need and opportunity, qualification requirements, and your preferences. We work hard to ensure the placement you are assigned is a good fit. To get more information about the placement process visit our website: https://www.teachforamerica.org/join-tfa/leading-classroom/what-where-youll-teach.

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I was placed at my 3rd choice, Chicago.

Answered - Teacher (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL

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It depends on the needs of the region. You'll have an opportunity to discuss this with someone on staff before you have to make a decision.

Answered - Director, Reporting (Current Employee) - Remote

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