An INCREDIBLE Opportunity for AGUILA Alum




AGUILA Teachers of Promise

AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute and Teach For America will be hosting an ATOP Information Session on Saturday, August 27th.

If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP here:

Where: Pueblo del Sol Middle School | 3449 N 39th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85019

When: Saturday, August 27th from 12:20-1:20pm

What is ATOP?

The AGUILA Teachers of Promise (ATOP) work to serve 8th grade students in a local school district now, while preparing for a future as dynamic educators committed to closing the educational opportunity gap for students across the Valley.

Who can become an ATOP?

Applicants must be…

  • ·         An alumni of the AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute
  • ·         Starting their sophomore, junior, or senior year in college
  • ·         Enrolled in a college or university in Phoenix
  • ·         Currently hold a 2.5 GPA or higher

Why become an ATOP?

  • ·         Get hands-on classroom experience and make a difference for students now
  • ·         Receive professional development from both AGUILA and Teach For America staff
  • ·         Learn more about the Teach For America organization and their application process

What is the commitment?

ATOPs commit to the following:

Supporting an AGUILA faculty in the classroom 1-5 hours a month (1 hour minimum, additional hours will be on a volunteer basis and highly recommended

Seven professional development sessions throughout the 2016-2017 school year

o   Kickoff event for all accepted applicants to be held on Friday, September 30, 2016

o   Remaining professional developments dates TBD

Submitting an application to join Teach For America

How do I apply?

Due Sept. 3, 2016

Please submit your application to become an ATOP at:

The application should take no longer than 30 minutes!

Interested in learning more about the ATOP program?

Reach out directly to:

·         Rosemary Hernandez at

·         Anna Lisa Caraveo at