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Nashville-Chattanooga July Alumni Blast



Alumni Leadership Accelerator

Interested in receiving personalized leadership training and support? As a TFA Alum, you have the opportunity to engage in the Alumni Leadership Accelerator in our region! You’ll receive:

  • Monthly one-on-one coaching with a certified leadership coach.

  • Access to leadership training opportunities exclusively designed for program participants

  • Quarterly networking sessions with peers in leadership roles across the region.


Alumni Newsletter Update

We are preparing to send the alumni newsletter through a different platform later this year.


If our records indicate that you currently live in the Nashville-Chattanooga area, there is no action for you to take, but if you would like to look at your current subscription preferences, you can check them here.


If our records indicate that you no longer live in the Nashville-Chattanooga area, but you would like to continue to receive this newsletter, please click here.


Teach For America Brand Update

You may have noticed that Teach For America has gone through a branding update (including the new logo at the top of this newsletter)! You can learn more about it HERE.

Teach For America's Response to Recent SCOTUS Decision

To read Teach For America's statement regarding the organization’s history and official position regarding the recent Supreme Court’s ruling regarding the college admissions process, please access our social media platforms: LinkedIn; Twitter. You can also view our latest blog post which highlights recommendations on how we can move forward.

Science of Learning Action Research Cohort

MNPS Middle and High School Core Content Teachers are invited to participate in a Science of Learning Action Research Cohort offered through a partnership between MNPS and the Nashville Public Education Foundation.


Teachers receive a $1,000 stipend and are eligible to receive MNPS Professional Development Credit upon completion.


Homework Hotline

Career Opportunity for Nashville Teachers: Homework Hotline is looking for experienced, qualified, kind teachers to tutor in the evenings. You can work from home with a flexible schedule for $25/hour. Click here to learn more.


Resource for all students: Homework Hotline provides free multi-lingual Click here for a shareable flyer with more information about their free multi-lingual tutoring for students.


A Better Balance: Parental Leave Webinar

Public school teachers and administrators across TN now have access to 6 weeks of paid parental leave for birth, adoption, or after the stillbirth of a child.

Join A Better Balance on Friday, July 21st at 11:30am CT / 12:30pm ET for a virtual informational session to learn more about this exciting new paid leave policy for educators who are welcoming a new child into the family. Click here to register!

BeWell Summer Conference

Join BeWell for a conference on July 25th (in-person and virtual options) to learn from experts in the experts in the fields of education, mindfulness, movement, developmental psychology, racial and ethnic identification, and more!


Leadership for Educational Equity Opportunities

July 27th at 12:30pm CST (Virtual): Learn about LEE

As an alum, you have free access to a LEE membership. Are you wondering how to get the most out of this membership? Click here to register for LEE's New Member Welcome Session.

Apply by July 28th: People of Color Emerging Policy & Advocacy Leaders Series(In-Person, Sept 15-27)

Three-day LEE workshop in person in Washington, D.C.

Click here to learn more & apply!

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

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.

UnifiEd at The Chattanooga Market!

UnifiEd is headed to the Chattanooga Market this Sunday 7/16 and is looking for volunteers! They'll be sharing information about UnifiEd and how to get involved in the local public education system. Click here to learn more!

Nashville Mayoral Forum Recording & Early Voting Details

Over 300 community members attended the Nashville Child & Youth Collaborative's mayoral forum on June 26th to learn about how current mayoral candidates plan to support children & youth in Nashville. We encourage you to learn more about each candidate and how they commit to prioritizing Nashville’s children and youth as mayor by watching the recording of the event below. Click here to access a video of the forum and to learn more about the Collaborative. Early voting starts this week! Click here for details.

Check out our community job board here.


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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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