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July 2021 Alumni Blast

We are excited to host a viewing of NPEF's new documentary "By Design: The Shaping of Nashville's Public Schools." This film sheds light on the historical decisions and priorities that shaped our city's schools. Our next Alumni Action Event will take place on September 16th, 2021. More information here.

A message from our Alumni Board: "After a few weeks of giving, we’ve raised $6,098 of our $13,300 goal. Join us in supporting our 1st and 2nd-year Corps Members by donating today."

You can find more information here.

  • TN Disability Coalition: Tennesseans with disabilities are making connections and getting their strength back.

  • Chalkbeat: Top issues for students with disabilities are priorities for the federal education department's Office of Civil Rights

  • TBR List: Great reads by disabled authors and featuring disabled characters.

As we approach the start of the 2021-22 school year on August 10, Metro Nashville Public Schools has released protocols for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and keeping students, staff, and families safe while understanding how public health circumstances have changed over the past 12 months. You can find them here.

Register for the 2021 Jumpstart Virtual Conference at The Initiative for Race Research and Justice at Vanderbilt University on July 28th. More information here.

Apply for the Establishing Maker Learning Ecosystem Cohort by July 30. Digital Promise invites leaders from K-12 and community-based organizations to apply for the Establishing Maker Learning Ecosystems Cohort. The cohort is a six-month collaborative professional learning and regional development experience to catalyze the creation, growth, and strengthening of the regional ecosystem that create and support opportunities for maker educators and learners.

August 3, 2 PM CT| Young people are amazingly talented, and many of them are taking their talents to the marketplace! Join the Reinvention Lab for a meetup this summer as we discuss what's happening in Youth Entrepreneurship. Get to know who is in the space and what and how are bringing Youth Entrepreneurship to life. Register here.

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.

A Join The Education Trust in Tennessee and the TN Alliance for Equity in Education at a focus group. They are excited to launch a statewide listening tour to capture insights and reimagine what is possible for public education in Tenessee.

Date: July 27th at 10 AM CT.

You can find more information here.

All events TIIRC will be hosting are from 2 PM to 5:30 PM - Get your 7th graders the vaccines they need for school. Dates and more information here.

Join Conexion Americas Festival Familiar on July 24 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM at 2195 Nolensville Pike. There will be art and science activities, school supplies, COVID-19 shots (ages 12+), popsicles, and much more. Do not miss it!

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