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Teaching Fellows Institute Inc.

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education

Mission: The purpose of the Teaching Fellows Institute is to recognize and honor the Charlotte area’s outstanding teachers and to provide opportunities that further develop their leadership and professional expertise in order to promote retention of these effective educators. Teachers will share best practices, explore the art and science of teaching, and be encouraged to become educational advocates and community leaders.

Results: Over 90% of TFI Fellows have remained in education and earned many local, state and national awards!

Target demographics: retain outstanding educators in education

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 300 Alumni Teachers who taught over 5000 students

Geographic areas served: K-12 Education

Programs: opportunities to learn, reflect and collaborate with fellow teachers in an enriching and rewarding environment. Teachers from Mecklenburg County schools will share best practices, explore the art and science of teaching, and be encouraged to become leaders who advocate for educational excellence.

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Rating: 5

TFI is an outstanding nonprofit organization that inspires talented teachers to extend their knowledge, keep abreast with the current research and best practices, develop their leadership skills, and connect with other amazing teachers in the community. What is amazing about TFI is that they truly treat teachers as professionals. This goes a long way with teachers!

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teachingfellowsinstitute Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to see you at another TFI event soon!