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Haystack EDU

Haystack EDU is a national online platform that efficiently and effectively help teachers match with schools and other opportunities.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 1
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Company Summary

The goal of Haystack EDU is to efficiently and effectively match teachers with professional opportunities while helping to further professionalize the role of the educator. Previously teachers have been treated as interchangeable widgets but policy shifts are putting job choice into the hands of teachers and schools making fit important. Haystack EDU serves teachers, schools and other organizations looking for teachers.


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    Thomas Hayes

    Tom started his career as a high school math teacher in New Orleans, Louisiana and taught for one week prior to Hurricane Katrina making landfall. Following the storm, Tom helped start a school for evacuees and worked for FEMA before reentering the classroom after schools reopened in New Orleans. Since then Tom has been a teacher recruiter and development director for TFA. Tom recently completed a joint MBA-MA Ed from Stanford University.


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    Zach Kupperman