Not all students have the opportunity to receive the education they need and deserve.
And our kids and communities need more leaders who believe this is a solvable problem and who will fight for them.
That’s why we have made it our mission to inspire and support Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) members – who are Teach For America corps members and alumni – to engage civically within their communities to end the injustice of educational inequity.
We’re making a bet on leadership.
We understand there’s no single set of solutions that will work for every community. That’s why we aim to inspire and support our members to work for change that reflects and responds to the needs of students in their communities.
We believe that when our members are organized and reach positions of leadership, they’ll serve as a transformative force for students, communities and the broader movement for educational equity.
And every child in every community across the nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
Investing in Leaders
LEE’s leadership development programming is designed to maximize the effectiveness of members working on behalf of children in communities nationwide.
We develop leaders who are: