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Member Spotlight: Kara Halfaker, Teach For America-AL Member


Meet Kara Halfaker, 8th Grade Math Teacher, currently serving with Putnam Middle School, a service site of the Teach For America-AL AmeriCorps program.

1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I wanted to impact kids and build their math confidence. AmeriCorps allowed me to do just that.

2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I would like for my students to enjoy math.

3. What will your service focus on for the 2019-20 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on maximizing student achievement by having them grow 3 points on the ACT.

4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps? After AmeriCorps, I want to pursue something in personal finance for kids.

Thank you for your service, Kara!


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