Is Teach for America Right for You? Two Hoyas Share Their Experience

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Aug 18, 2013 Comments Off on Is Teach for America Right for You? Two Hoyas Share Their Experience

Online Webinar
Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Hear about the Teach for America experience from fellow Hoyas as Sandra Licón (F’97) and Daniel Feehan (F’05) recount their time with TFA. Regina Bailey, TFA Manager, will moderate the conversation. For more background on the panelists:

Sandra Licón (Teach For America-Los Angeles, 1997) — Previously a senior consultant for Education First; the Vice President of Regional Growth, Strategy, and Development for Latin America for Teach For All; a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Fellow; and a former member of Senator Edward Kennedy’s staff. Sandra currently works with the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, where she leads the foundation’s efforts to build global learning partnerships to identify international best practices and tools to accelerate the work that ensures that all students graduate from high school ready for college, work, and life.

Daniel Feehan (Teach For America-Chicago, 2009) — Dan Feehan is currently serving as a White House Fellow and is a recent graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, he worked as a public school teacher, teaching 5th and 6th grade math in Gary, Indiana through Teach For America. Dan came into education after serving for four years as an Active Duty Army Officer and two years in the Illinois National Guard. He completed two deployments to Iraq where he served as an Engineer and Scout Platoon Leader responsible for finding roadside bombs and capturing insurgents that posed an imminent threat to the Iraqi people. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal with Valor, and the Ranger Tab. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor’s in the Science of Foreign Service from Georgetown University. He is a Dubin Fellow through the Harvard Center for Public Leadership, a Tillman Military Scholar, and a Chicago Mayoral Fellow. His athletic interests include long distance running, Ultimate Frisbee, and golf. Dan and his wife Amy are the proud parents of a two-year old son named Conor.

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