We encourage Teach For America alumni to apply to SPEA:
- Our experience with Teach For America alumni has been outstanding. The maturity and self- discipline you’ve developed by working through challenging situations in the field is a direct indicator of academic success in the classroom.
- The perspective you bring to SPEA has a positive influence on the social and academic perspective of your academic peers. As Teach For America alumni, you possess unique life skills and experiences that enhance our overall academic environment.
- Teach For America alumni have a demonstrated commitment to public service that meshes perfectly with the spirit of SPEA, where students, faculty, and alumni are passionate and engaged in service activities to strengthen the world’s communities.