November 2021 Alumni Blast
The TFA Alumni Directory is now live! It’s a secure, easy-to-use “phonebook” exclusively for TFA alumni to connect, reconnect, and grow opportunities for impact--in our region and beyond.
Did you know you can use the TFA Alumni Directory to find other alumni who work in similar industries? TFA developed the Alumni Directory to be a secure, easy way to expand your network and grow opportunities for positive impact who share your interests--in our region, and beyond.
TFA Nashville-Chattanooga: Rising Alumni Advisory Council
We want to invite all our 2019 TFA alums to join our Rising Alumni Advisory Council. This is a chance to participate in the design process of the programming to support our newest members by creating personal and professional development opportunities that help them connect with the broader network and continue to have an impact in Nashville. If you are interested in participating or have ideas, please contact Juan Pablo Martinez.
TFA Nashville-Chattanooga: Teacher's Network
We are looking to find ways to connect alumni teaching in the Nashville area to collaborate, learn, and lead with one another. If you would be interested in learning more about this opportunity please reach out to Casey DeFord to schedule a meeting.
Native American Heritage Month
National Indian Education Association: Lesson Plans and Resources
Soundtrap by Spotify - Free Subscription
Soundtrap for Education puts students' voices at the front and center of your classroom. Soundtrap is a cloud-based, collaborative music/podcasting tool that students and teachers can access both at school and home. The Soundtrap team is excited to offer all TFA corps members and alumni a paid subscription! This free account will cover you and your entire school community through August 2022. Check out this one-pager for more info.
Leadership for Educational Equity | Introduction to Policy & Advocacy Careers
LEE’s Introduction to Policy and Advocacy Careers Workshop is a virtual program that aims to demystify policy and advocacy and prepare members to explore opportunities in their region. It consists of a series of self-paced modules and a 90-min live virtual event where members will get to hear from leaders in the field. Register here.
Deadline Dec 22, 2021
Know a young person who is BRILLIANT?! Of course, you do! Share this link with them (to open on a mobile phone or tablet) to apply for RISE, a fellowship for 15-17-year-olds that includes a lifetime of benefits including scholarships. Learn more and apply here.
School Leaders of Color Conference
Registration is now open for the 2022 School Leaders of Color Conference. This conference, specifically designed for current and aspiring school and school systems leaders who identify as Black, Native/Indigenous, and People of Color, will take place virtually on February 2-3, 2022 from 2-6 pm EST. We will also be opening up this year’s virtual conference to non-TFA alumni school and system leaders who identify as Black, Native/Indigenous, or People of Color. Participants can engage in whole group sessions as well as skill-building and identity-based programming. Save your spot and be on the lookout for the full agenda and session
TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Job Board
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.
TN Alliance for Equity in Education
The Tennessee Alliance for Equity in Education is hosting a community Town Hall on school funding reform. Sign up now to provide feedback to The Tennessee Department of Education to ensure the state's funding formula becomes an engine of opportunity for all students.
The Town Hall will be in person on December 6th, 5-7 pm CT at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church, 2708 Jefferson Street, Nashville, TN 37208.
Walk-in registration will be available and masks are required. If you are unable to attend, a live stream of the Town Hall will be available.
The LiberTEA Collective is The Equity Alliance's signature 8-week intensive leadership program, designed to cultivate a talent pipeline of Black Tennesseans who are ready to transform our communities as rising civic leaders and democracy defenders.
Submit your application by Tuesday, November 30 at 11:59 pm CT.
More information here.
NPEF | Continuing The Conversation: Dismantling Inequities of the Nashville Youth Experience
Join the Nashville Public Education Foundation and an amazing panel of experts and community advocates for a webinar exploring how our city’s systems, structures, and resources affect children and youth in the classroom and beyond.
Wednesday, December 8 | 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom
More information here.
Accelerating Scholars | High Impact Tutoring for Nashville Students
The Accelerating Scholars program is actively recruiting community volunteers to tutor up to 7,000 MNPS students who need a little extra one-on-one help and personalized support, especially in elementary reading or middle school and high school math.