Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Addressing the achievement gap through Teach for America

Caitlin Libby ’10Caitlin Libby ’10, of Standish, Maine, was chosen to participate in Teach For America, a select corps of college graduates who commit to teaching for two years in low-income communities across the nation. The double major in women’s studies and sociology will teach secondary English in the San Francisco Bay Area at a charter school. “With my major in sociology I have studied the political, economic and societal inequalities that people face. Addressing the educational achievement gap through Teach For America is an excellent way to change such unequal opportunities in the United States.”