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Nashville-Chattanooga August Alumni Blast

For the 2023-2024 school year, we are welcoming 60 first year corps members, bringing us to a total of 107 corps members teaching in Nashville & Chattanooga!

Volunteer with the Alumni Board

The Alumni Board invites you to join them in volunteering at The PENCIL Box in Nashville on September 14th! Learn more & register. Space is limited, reserve your spot now!

Join Our Regional Collective

The Nashville-Chattanooga region has launched their Collective chapter! The Collective is TFA's alumni association for alumni who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Interested in getting involved & learning about upcoming engagement opportunities in either Nashville or Chattanooga? Click here!

Local Tutoring Opportunities

Nashville (Fall 2023): Learn more about PENCIL's paid tutoring opportunity in MNPS! Application linked here.

Chattanooga (Fall 2023): Learn more about United Way's paid tutoring opportunity in Hamilton County! Application linked here. Ignite Fellows (Virtual Spring 2024): Learn more and apply for Teach For America's virtual high impact tutoring, called the Ignite Fellowship.

Alumni Leadership Accelerator

Interested in receiving personalized leadership training and support? There's still time to apply for the Leadership Accelerator in our Region! Click here to apply.

PRISM: LGBTQ+ Educators Panel

On Wednesday, August 16th at 5:30pm CST, join PRISM for a one-hour virtual panel to share resources, support networks, and advice for LGBTQ+ educators and allies.

TN Educators of Color Alliance Mixer

On Friday, August 18th, join TECA for a Back to School Mixer in Nashville to unwind and celebrate with other educators of color from across Middle Tennessee.

MNPS Blue Ribbon Teacher

Nominate a peer or yourself for MNPS' Blue Ribbon Teacher Award! The deadline was extended to August 25th.

Click hereto learn more about eligibility & to submit an application.

Nashville Emerging Leaders Application & Scholarship

On August 10th, the Nashville Emerging Leaders Application will open on this website!

Nashville Emerging Leaders (NEL) is an 11-week leadership training program designed for young professionals in Nashville.

Teach For America is offering one scholarship for this program. Scholarships are considered on a first-come first-served basis. Click here to learn more about how to apply!

Opportunities with LEE

Community Organizing Workshop: August 15th at 5pm CST (Virtual)

Join this interactive workshop to get the framework for organizing and hear from fellow LEE members about how they’ve used organizing skills in their communities.

National Organizing Workshop (NOW): October 20-22 (In-Person)

This program inspires and prepares members to build relational power and to ensure there is an empowered base in every community to demand changes, hold leaders accountable, and transform how power operates in their community.

Chattanooga: Assistance for first-time home buyers

Click here to learn more about a down payment assistance program for first-time home buyers.

Nashville Election Day: September 14th

Click here to view early voting schedule from 8/25 - 9/9.

Check out our community job board here.

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.

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