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Teaching for Change Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/05/2014: Teaching for Change

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 08/11/2014: TEACHING FOR CHANGE

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AKA  Teaching for Change
Washington, DC
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Teaching for Change Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/05/2014: Teaching for Change

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 08/11/2014: TEACHING FOR CHANGE

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Also Known As: Teaching for Change
Physical Address: Washington, DC 20056 
EIN: 52-1616482
Web URL: www.teachingforchange.org 
NTEE Category: B Educational Institutions
B01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
B Educational Institutions
B20 Elementary, Secondary Ed
B Educational Institutions
B94 Parent Teacher Group
Ruling Year: 1989 


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Mission Statement

Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world.

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses (IRS Form 990, July 2011)

Fiscal Year Starting: July 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: June 30, 2012

Total Revenue $600,750
Total Expenses $1,024,447

Revenue & Expenses

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Leadership (GuideStar Exchange,
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Ms. Deborah J. Menkart

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Deborah Menkart is the co-editor of Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development. A first-generation daughter of European immigrants, Deborah grew up in Washington, D.C. She has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from George Washington University.

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Programs

Program: Professional Development (GuideStar Exchange,
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Curriculum Development
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Program Description:

Through our professional development program, we provide workshops and courses on Teaching for Change publications, including a focused effort in Mississippi using the book, "Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching." We also partner with Rethinking Schools to implement the Zinn Education Project, a collaborative effort that offers resources and support for teaching people's history in K-12.

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We have close to 38,000 teachers registered for the website.

Program: Parent Power (GuideStar Exchange,
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Elementary & Secondary Education
Population Served:
Adults
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Program Description:

The Tellin’ Stories Project is a unique approach to building grassroots multiracial parent power in schools through training, professional development, and parent engagement.

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Program: Publications (GuideStar Exchange,
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In addition to providing high-quality publications, we produce our own widely-acclaimed books such as, "Beyond Heroes and Holidays", "Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching", and the "Caribbean Connections" series. We also provide access to hard to find progressive and multicultural literature for teachers, parents and students via our bookstore located in the Busboys and Poets restaurant and performance space at 14th and V Streets, NW in Washington, D.C. as well as our online webstore featuring 40+ recommended booklists, author events, blogs, and purchase order processing.

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