April 2022 Alumni Blast
Heat up your summer with advanced teacher training toward exceptional outcomes for your students. Registration for the all-new TFA Summer HEAT training program opens on April 14, 2022, for all PreK-12 teachers from corps years 2018-2021! This is an exclusive opportunity for early-career Teach For America teachers to develop advanced skills in exceptional teaching. More information here.
Summer Heat - High-Impact Educator Advancement Training
Sign up for our 4-week virtual professional development intensive that will go beyond your previous training to help you further develop your knowledge, skills, and orientations around student outcomes. Learn more at https://bit.ly/3JEZ4Ld
Did you know you can use the TFA Alumni Directory to find other alumni who work in similar industries? TFA developed the Alumni Directory to be a secure, easy way to expand your network and grow opportunities for positive impact who share your interests--in our region, and beyond.
Teacher Leadership Career Pathway Panel
Are you a current TFA Corps Member or alum Interested in school based roles for the 2022-2023 school year? Register for two virtual career panels on April 19th and 20th at 8pm ET featuring both district and charter school talent recruiters. Panelists and TFA alumni Don Taylor, Darren Gray, Shaterika Parks, SPHR and Stephanie Ockay will share tips and tricks on the application and standing out in the interview process. https://lnkd.in/eTH87dNi
Nashville Public Education Foundation | School Funding
The state's proposed education funding formula, Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA), is currently being discussed in the House and Senate subcommittees of the Tennessee General Assembly. NPEF is tracking these discussions and any amendments that are being considered. Take a look at this clear and up-to-date information on this important bill.
Will TISA account for the fact that Nashville is an expensive place to live and work?
Is the General Assembly open to adjusting the definition of economically disadvantaged?
Find more information and resources here.
Are you a teacher interested in engaging your students around STEM? Teach For America is proud to partner with 3M on its Not The Science Type (NTST) film, providing equitable and excellent STEM resources for underrepresented youth. Check out a series of videos and discussion guides. As we continue to provide and uplift STEM resources, we would love feedback on your experience with Not The Science Type. Please complete the short survey.
Professional Development Scholarships
The TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Alumni Team is excited to offer Professional Development Scholarships to alumni living in Nashville and Chattanooga.
The purpose of these Professional Development Scholarships is to expand access to leadership development for TFA alumni living in our region and to create pathways toward key roles impacting education.
Find more information and apply here.
The Educator's Cooperative | Summer Workshop
EdCo stays focused on teachers, teaching & learning! Applications to join Cohort 8 Summer Workshop are already coming in. See what previous participants have to say & apply today! https://lnkd.in/ecHTbi3
Diverse Learners Cooperative | Teacher Leadership Fellowship
The Teacher Leader Fellowship aims to increase the success of diverse learners by empowering and equipping teacher leaders to lead change within their classrooms and schools. Engaging in a year-long fellowship program, Teacher Leaders develop both technical and leadership skills to enact change for the diverse learners they serve. The priority window for the 22-23 Cohort is closed, but we are still accepting applications. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
You can find more information and register here.
TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Job Board
Find our most recent education openings.
Share which opportunities you're seeking and be the first to know about new roles.
Find employers throughout the world looking to hire TFA alumni here.
Want to hire from our incredible network of over 900 alumni in our Nashville-Chattanooga region? You can now submit your role directly to the online job board here.
Reinvention Lab Fellowships + Opportunities
Solving Public Problems Accelerator | The SPP Accelerator is a learning and coaching program to source and develop promising projects designed to improve education, learning, and development using data Learn more and apply here.
State of Black Learning Conference | SBL is a two-day conference that gathers thought leaders, learning stakeholders, and educators across the country who teach through various platforms. Learn more and register here.
Deeper Learning 2022 Education Conference | June 10-11 | Join Deeper Learning in St. Paul, MN for their Twin Cities conference. This conference hopes to bring a regional spin to the depth of dialogue, reflection, and inspiration that are part and parcel of the original Deeper Learning conference. Learn more and register here.