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Nashville-Chattanooga November Alumni Blast



Regional Prism Chapter

Prism is Teach For America's national coalition dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ alumni, educators, and students.

Are you interested in supporting the launch of a Nashville-Chattanooga Prism Chapter? Please click here!


Civic Leadership Summit

December 6th at 5:45pm in Nashville: Click here to register for the event highlighted above!


Interested, but live in Chattanooga? Click here to submit interest for an opportunity to engage with Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) in Chattanooga in the Spring!


Nominate an Alum: 2 Awards Now Open

The Collective’s 2024 National Advisory Board Honors seeks to recognize four distinguished alumni school system, and community leaders who identify as Black, Indigenous and people of color for their accomplishments and service in our communities.

Submit a nomination by Monday, December 4.


Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership is presented annually to a TFA alumni (or team of alumni) whose work has led to significant progress toward educational equity and excellence in the last year.

Submit a nomination by Wednesday, January 10th.

Teaching Resources: Native Heritage Month & Current Events

Native Heritage Month

Click here for educator resources for Native Heritage Month & teaching about Thanksgiving.


Current Events

As the conflict in Israel and Gaza escalates, and the threat of antisemitism & Islamophobia rises, children & families of different faiths and identities in the U.S. are increasingly worried about growing risks that make it difficult for them to go about their daily lives.

Click here for resources designed to support educators in helping youth make meaning of world events.


Black Educators Promise Fellowship

Apply now! The purpose of this fellowship is to provide Black alumni educators with professional development, one-on-one coaching, cohort, and financial support to facilitate their continued classroom leadership.

Learn more & apply! [By December 3rd]


Aspiring Latinx Leadership Institute

Apply now! (ALLÍ): a free hybrid five-month cohort experience for aspiring leaders who identify as Latinx.

Learn more & apply! [By November 27th]


Opening a school in Fall 2025?

NewSchools' application for funding is now open for educators who are designing new, innovative public schools that are launching in Fall 2025. Click here to learn more.

School Leaders of Color Conference

Tickets for TFA's 2024 School Leaders of Color Conference (SLOC), hosted in Denver February 1-3, went on sale today (11/14)!

Early bird pricing ends 12/1.


Principal Connect Event

Join TN Educators of Color Alliance Thursday, November 16th at 6pm in Nashville for a candid conversation with principals and experts who'll share tips and insights for charting your own principal pathway


Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) Virtual Opportunities

Wednesday, November 15th at 5pm CT / 6pm ET

Native Heritage Month Event: Intersectional discussion with Native & Indigenous educators.


Thursday, November 30th (Virtual) 6pm CT / 7pm ET

Introduction to Policy and Advocacy Careers + Summer Fellowship Information Session


Saturday, December 2nd (Virtual) 11am CT / 12pm ET

Foundations of Community Organizing Workshop

Tennessee's A-F School Accountability System

Interested in learning more about Tennessee's new letter grade school accountability system being rolled out this year? Check out this infographic created by the Nashville Public Education Foundation.

Check out Teach For America's Alumni Hub! The Alumni Hub provides you with access to resume resources, an alumni directory, graduate school partnerships, and more!


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? Email kyla.cretekos-gross@teachforamerica.org your job listing link!

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