Finding Inspiration to Apply for Teach for America

In Chapter 7 of 22 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, education technology entrepreneur Adam Geller answers "Why Did You Decide to Apply to Teach for America?" During college, Geller does volunteer tutoring at a homeless shelter. As a volunteer tutor working with homeless, Geller sees firsthand how education gaps limit future potential and decides to apply for Teach for America to help close that gap.

Adam Geller is founder and CEO of Edthena, a video platform enabling online teacher coaching, peer review, and group learning. He is a recent Education Ventures fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and the founder of Teach For Us, a network connecting Teach for America corps members and alumni. He earned a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a MA from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis.