Teach For America Deadline August 19th

Teach For America has launched its 2012 application. The first deadline this year is on August 19th. – Use this link to see the application: https://www.teachforamerica.org/online/info/index.jsp
Of the 15.5 million children growing up in poverty, only 8% will ever graduate from college. That’s ~14 million children that have a higher likelihood of going to prison than graduating from college. Join the thousands of others working to combat this inequality with just a resume and a 500 word essay.
Benefits include:
· http://www.teachforamerica.org/corps/finances/ Full salary and benefits ranging from $30,000-$52,000 (depending on region/cost of living)
· Two year deferral/forbearance on loans
· AmeriCorps Education Award of $10,700 over two years
· Preferred living location, subject area, and grade level for all our teachers (TFA Seattle is now an option!)
· Graduate school and employer partnerships http://www.teachforamerica.org/alumni/grad_school_partnerships.htm?schoolType=Business&schoolState=All%20states
· We accept ALL academic backgrounds and majors
Benefits of Applying early:
· Increased chances at receiving preferred regional, subject, and grade level placement (though positions continue to remain open at our last deadline)
· Acceptance and job notification by November (peace of mind!)
· Receive full funding for transitional loans and grants (up to $6,000)
To learn more, visit jyan or Katherine Kleitsch at kkleitsch.
Justin Yan
Director, Recruitment ▪ Northwest
Teach For America
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One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
https://www.teachforamerica.org/online/info/index.jsp Application Deadline: Friday, August 19th