Regional Spotlights

Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America - Eastern North Carolina community.


One Day
By Ting Yu
June 21, 2017
As oversight of New Orleans schools shifts once again, Kunjan Narechania knows that everyone is watching, and the stakes are high.
May 13, 2017
Sabrina Martiello, a finalists for Lenoir County Teacher of the Year reflects on fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a teacher and the seemingly small moments that make her day.
Students & Communities
April 13, 2017
Rural Summit organizes a diverse network of leaders looking to build a more equitable future for kids.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
January 31, 2017
A network of educators in Eastern North Carolina is responding to devastating floods by ensuring kids have what it takes to rebuild.
Inside TFA
By Emma Dodson
October 23, 2016
A 2016 corps member explains why "place matters" and how joining one of TFA's rural regions made all the difference.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
August 9, 2016
Urban versus rural students, richer or poorer—Dr. Katie Rizzone explains why she’s out to expose which student athletes face the highest risk of getting hurt.
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
June 8, 2016
Teaching is hard. Fawning over these photos is easy. We're not ashamed.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
February 24, 2016
Honorary, earned, chosen, and biological: The Teach For America community contains all kinds of families.
HuffPost Education
November 16, 2015
One Day
By Susan Brenna
September 28, 2015
How many years do Teach For America corps members and alumni actually teach?
Warren Record
September 11, 2015
Fayetteville Observer
July 17, 2015
Warren Record
May 16, 2015
Education NC
May 8, 2015