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What’s the key to a great school? Amazing teachers and leaders. As a network led by former teachers and principals, this is core to what we believe.

That’s why we work to attract, develop, celebrate, and retain incredible educators from around the country. We give our people world-class professional development. We provide opportunities for them to learn and grow. And we work hard to make sure they’re inspired, supported and cared for throughout their careers.

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    “For more than 15 years, Amistad Academy has been my second home. I came to AF for the mission and stayed for the movement. ”

    Roxana Lopez, Humanities Dean, Amistad Academy Middle

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    “When I come to work, I want to remind students of their identity and my own. I'm here to help them develop resilience, strength, and pride.”

    Jeanine Mason, Teacher, AF Iluminar Mayoral Academy Elementary

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    “Leaving finance to go into teaching was the best move I ever made. I have learned so much in my years here.”

    Nick Profeta, Teacher, AF University Prep High

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