Welcome to Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana
Finding Peace in the Classroom
After a difficult few years, corps member Benjellica Jones Smyre (Chicago-Northwest Indiana, '16) left the classroom. She writes about how developing her emotional intelligence helped her find balance, and return as a stronger teacher.
How One Alum Brings Culturally Responsive Teaching Into Her Classroom
As the recipient of the first annual Frances and Elliot Lehman Alumni Teacher Award, Ashley McCall (Chicago-Northwest Indiana, '12) set a high bar. Learn about her journey as an educator, and what culturally responsive teaching means in her classroom.