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826 News
04.01.2009

Congratulations to Virginia Reyes, Our April Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is happy to announce that Virginia Reyes of Mission High School is our April Teacher of the Month! Ms. Reyes teaches Language Arts…

826 News
02.01.2009

Congratulations to Pirette McKamey, Our February Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is thrilled to announce that Pirette McKamey of Mission High School is our February Teacher of the Month! Ms. McKamey has over twenty…

Press & Recognition
01.16.2009

The New York Times features students’ letters from Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country

826 students from around the country saw their letters and drawings in The New York Times’ Op-Ed. Read the whole article to see what…

826 News
12.01.2008

Congratulations to Patricia Diaz Frank, Our December Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is happy to announce that Patricia Diaz Frank of Moscone Elementary School is our December Teacher of the Month! Ms. Diaz Frank teaches…

Press & Recognition
10.09.2008

TED Talks asks Dave Eggers for one wish to change the world

Co-founder Dave Eggers tells the story of 826 and shares his vision for public schools.

826 News
10.01.2008

826 Valencia is thrilled to announce that Susan DesBaillets of Grattan Elementary School is our October Teacher of the Month!

Ms. DesBaillets, or Ms. DB, as everyone calls her at school, teaches second and third grade.  With an innovative style and resourceful use of the…

Press & Recognition
09.26.2008

Esquire interviews Dave Eggers about the future of reading

826 co-founder Dave Eggers defends literate children everywhere in his article for Esquire.

826 News
09.01.2008

Congratulations to Congratulations Steve Firestone, our September Teacher of the Month!

826 Valencia is proud to announce that Steve Firestone of Diane Feinstein Elementary School is our Teacher of the Month this September. Mr. Firestone, who…

Press & Recognition
01.10.2008

“A Genius at Tutoring” in Forbes’ “Creative Giving” section

826 Valencia staff, tutors, and students are interviewed in an article that highlights the inner-workings of the organization. See what they had to say…