Anna Marschalk-Burns

Anna began her career in education by teaching in southwest Detroit. From there, she went on to teach in a variety of contexts — from second grade classrooms in Brooklyn to a college campus in New Orleans. In these different settings, she also partnered with teachers as a grade team lead and instructional coach, and

Tierra Fowler

Tierra graduated from Swarthmore College with a major in education and Latin American studies and a minor in Spanish. She began her teaching career in Fort Worth, Texas, where she taught third grade in the dual-language program. Afterwards, she moved back to Philadelphia where she has spent the past five years teaching primarily second and

Erin Howard

After graduating Trinity College in 2007, Erin joined Teach for America. Erin's motivation to join Teach for America was driven by the educational disparity pervasive in Los Angeles, where she grew up. Her calling then, and now, is the same — to be an agent of change so that all students receive an empowering, joyous,

Tyrone Johnson

Ty’s career in education began in Philadelphia, where he taught special education, science, reading, and math. Building on the success of raising elementary reading levels of children with autism to that of their peers, Ty began working in leadership. He completed leadership training with PhillyPLUS, where he learned to balance adaptive and technical skill sets

Keith Schneider

After completing his bachelor’s degree in psychology, Keith began working in education in 2003 in South Florida, teaching Advanced Placement psychology and biology. After some time in the high school setting, he found his teaching niche in middle school at one of the top five schools in the state. Later, upon relocating to New York,