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Nashville-Chattanooga October Alumni Blast

Interested in getting invovled with the TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Alumni Board? Click here to learn more and express interest.

The alumni board was formed by TFA alumni in 2020 with the vision to inspire and engage Teach For America alumni in Nashville to take collective action to advance One Day for all students. Their priorities are to create spaces for alumni to connect, to increase capacity for alumni to to take action, and to promote initiatives for alumni to take collective action.

Interested learning more about the work of the board or in becoming a member of the board? Submit your interest form here to be contacted by a current board member.

The 2023 TFA School Leaders of Color Conference is now accepting session proposals for our upcoming conference in Los Angeles, CA on February 3-4, 2023! Proposal applications are due 10/5/22 at 11:59 pm local time. TFA alumni and non-alumni are welcome to submit proposals. Learn More.

The TFA national Alumni Hub is an exciting new launchpad to resources, tools, and benefits available across the alumni network. Click here to visit the national Alumni Hub and learn more about the career, professional development, ad networking opportunities available to all TFA alumni.

Caribu is donating over 300K subscriptions to our families this Hispanic Heritage Month to connect Latinx families through virtual playdates! With the world’s largest library of Spanish-language content that can be shared in a video-call, kids and families can keep their language and culture alive this month no matter how far apart they are. Families can sign up here until 10/15 by using code TFA to redeem their free 30 days of unlimited access to the platform.

The Teacherpreneur program is designed to harness educator innovation to remove inequities and build schools where all students thrive.

This professional learning opportunity will help teachers identify, design, and pilot innovative solutions while changing the way our community sees educators - as change-makers both in and beyond the walls of their classroom.

The cohort experience will culminate in a prototype pitch event in early March awarding $25,000 in cash prizes to the top concepts. Select winners will be chosen for seed funding to implement or scale their innovative solution. Learn more and apply here by October 23rd.

Join the Educators Cooperative for a conversation identifying and investigating ways to decolonize classrooms. Learn more and register.

Want to create a school culture that leverages collaboration and empowers teachers to become leaders? Join here for a FREE 5-week, cohort-based series where you learn how to create an authentic workplace, build trust, build a teacher leadership system, and create productive learning experiences

Wooyake (Storytelling) is a quarterly virtual call to discuss critically important issues impacting Native children, teachers, families and communities across Turtle Island.

Join Dr. Elizabeth Rule (Chickasaw Nation) for a moderated discussion on land acknowledgments and solidarity with Indigenous communities. This talk emphasizes the political relationship between tribal governments and the federal government, highlights the importance of tribal sovereignty, and delves into the function of land acknowledgments today. Register here.

Find employers throughout the world looking to hire TFA alumni here.

Share which opportunities you're seeking and be the first to know about new roles.

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.

The Male Educators of Color Summit will be hosted by the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance and the Man Up Teacher Residency on Saturday October 22, 2022 from 8am-2pm. The event will be held at the Crosstown Concourse in Memphis, Tennessee. The event is FREE and will feature a keynote address from Sharif El-Mekki, founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development and breakout sessions tailored to the support, development, and empowerment of male educator of color. A lite breakfast and lunch will be served. Register here.

Nashville Organized for Action and Hope (NOAH) is an anti-racist faith-based coalition that is multiracial, multigenerational, and interfaith comprised of congregations, community organizations, and labor unions that work to amplify the power of ordinary people.

October 9th, NOAH will host a public meeting to talk with Mayor Cooper and other elected officials to discuss "What would the 'Beloved Community' look like?" Register and learn more.

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