Operational for more than 15 years, Teach For America is a national corps of outstanding college graduates and professionals of various academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools. It provides teaching, training and professional development services. The organization works in more than 20 regions of the United States. Teach For America s support network provides ongoing professional development to corps members. It has partnerships with Arizona State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Chicago and Yale University. The organization has over 4,000 corps and nearly 15,000 individuals. Teach For America maintains a location in Washington, D.C.