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February 2021 Alumni Blast


You are invited to inform TFA Nashville-Chattanooga's strategic direction into the next decade. Be on the lookout for a survey on March 1st for your opportunity to give input on ideas we are contemplating that will help us narrow down our strategy.

TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Strategic Direction Survey

You are invited to inform TFA Nashville-Chattanooga's strategic direction into the next decade. Be on the lookout for a survey on March 1st.


More than a buzzword: Exploring Educational Equity | Walk the walk, Put in the Work

Join your Teach For America Nashville-Chattanooga Network on a workshop lead by The Equity Alliance that will help you develop a deeper understanding of how your own personal theory of change impacts our long-term vision of educational equity.


Date: Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Time: 5 PM CT / 6 PM EST


Learn more and register here.


Nashville Aspiring School Leader Fellowship

Resolved to take the next step in your leadership this year? The application for the 2021 cohort of TFA's Nashville Aspiring School Leader Fellowship is OPEN.


Learn more and apply here.


Black History Month

  • The Future of Policy & Education in The Black Community, Feb 22 @ 7:30 PM EST A forum of Black political leaders sharing their vision and plans for the future of education policy and the Black community, brought to you by TFA’s Black Community Alliance and the Government Affairs team.

  • Black on Black Education Conference, Feb 23, 25, 26, and 27th Black on Black Education, co-founded by 2020 NY CM Evalaurene Jean-Charles and her father, is holding a 4-day community event where ALL educators who touch the lives of Black students in and outside the classroom are invited to join an interactive and action-oriented space for educators to engage with resources for all those in the service of Black students. The Conference and February 25th’s Policy & Equity night are sponsored by TFA’s Black Community Alliances and will feature TFA community speakers. Learn more here. Nominate Black corps members or alumni to receive a free ticket here.

  • Tearing Down Barriers By Building Up People. TFA National talked to some alumni and other Black educators about their experiences during the pandemic and the importance of culturally responsive leadership.

Spring Forward Working Group

Given the time of year, and the unpredictability we’re all trying to plan for, we’re hosting a short stand-up working group to bring forth some knowledge from partner organizations and provide collaboration space to help leaders plan for the upcoming year. Sessions will begin in March and there is no cost to join. TFA affiliation is not required.


Learn more here.


Possip's Partner Power Connect: Driving Strong Attendance and Enrollment

Join POSSIP to learn a formula to AMPLIFY your engagement from CEO of MOJO Marketing + PR, Monchiere' Holmes-Jones. In just 30-minutes, Monchiere will teach you the fundamentals of authentic branding and marketing, and the importance of giving leadership to every action it takes to amplify your brand. Date: Wednesday, February 24th Time: 11: 00 AM - 12:00 PM CST



TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Job Board

Find our most recent education openings.


Talent Matching Questionnaire

Share which opportunities you're seeking and be the first to know about new roles.


TFA Connect

Find employers throughout the world looking to hire TFA alumni here.


Hire Alumni

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.

Community Corner

SparkLeadership Black History Month Event Hosted by LEE

In honor of Black History Month, SparkLeadership (Spark) is excited to host U.S. Senator Cory Booker in conversation with former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. to discuss the current state of Black political leadership and the urgent need to build a pipeline of Black political leaders.


Date: Monday, February 22, 2021

Time: 7:15 pm


Learn more and register here.


TN State Department of Education Report Card

Teach For America Nashville-Chattanooga continues to be a top ranked Education Preparation Program by the Tennessee State Board of Education. To learn more about our 2020 Tennessee State Department of Education Report Card results, click here






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