Local leaders to volunteer time for Teach for America in classrooms
Local leaders from around the Valley will be serving as teachers during the week of Teach for America starting Monday through Friday.
The annual event, which began in 1997, has community leaders support educational excellence for children. The volunteers visit the classrooms to teach lessons based on their experiences in the fields of business or public service.
This year there will be 140 Teach for America corp members reaching nearly 29,000 students in their classrooms.