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January 2021 Alumni Blast


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.

Extended Deadline | TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Collective Board

The Collective is Teach For America’s national association for alumni who identify as Native, Indigenous, and people of color. The Collective association was formed by alumni to dismantle educational equity by empowering, elevating, and connecting TFA alumni of color.


Learn more and apply here.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

What We're Learning About Distance Learning

Upcoming Session Highlights


Tuesday, January 19th

  • 4 pm ET Flexible Learning 101> Best Practices and Big Ideas

  • 7 pm ET Understanding Blended Learning Models

Thursday, January 21

  • 4 pm ET Supercharging Engagement in Flexible Learning.

Tuesday, January 26th

  • 4 pm ET Supercharging Engagement in Flexible Learning

Learn more and sign up here.

School Leaders of Color Conference: The Digital Experience

The Digital Experience Is Here! | This conference, specifically designed for current and aspiring school and school systems leaders who identify as Native/Indigenous and people of color, will take place virtually on February 4-5, 2021 from 2-5 pm EST. Given the financial challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are waiving conference registration fees for this year in lieu of donations to Teach for America’s Corps Member Financial Aid Fund.


To learn more and register click here.

TFA Yale Training: The Blueprint Tool

TFA is partnering with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to host an SEL training for CMs, alumni educators, and TFA staff next Saturday, January 23rd, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm EST/11:00 am-12:30 pm PST.


Learn more and register here.

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.

Forward Together Chattanooga 2.0

Chattanooga 2.0 invites the public to attend a virtual launch of its new strategic plan and first-ever annual Report to the Community. The report, which will be distributed via email to registrants the week of the event, will outline our community’s shared vision for accelerating education and workforce development efforts over the next decade.


Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Time: 10 am - 12 pm


Learn more and register here.

Nashville After Zone Alliance's (NAZA) - Youth In Action

NAZA Youth In Action! is a youth-led initiative based around youth advocacy and youth development in our community. Their initiative is open to 9-12th grade students to provide an opportunity for our youth to use their voices and collaborate with other middle schoolers.


A recent example of their work was co-planning and co-leading the first-ever MNPS Student Voice & Engagement Listening Session which has led to an opportunity to found a student voice group in connection with MNPS administration.

For more information about this initiative please email youthinactionnashville@gmail.com or text them at 615-873-0618. Ready to apply? Here’s the form for our application: https://naza.tfaforms.net/19


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