Welcome to TFA
We’re thrilled that you're considering the Nashville-Chattanooga region as your new home.
Your community of Teach For America is important to you, and you've found the right place to help you get connected, stay up to date, and learn how you can contribute to educational equity in this TFA region.
Over 950 alumni and over 160 corps members call our region home. Corps members are only placed in Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County or Hamilton County Department of Education, but our alumni community includes surrounding counties and suburbs of the metropolitan areas.
In the Middle Tennessee area, this includes alumni living in the suburbs and surrounding counties as far as Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Columbia, and Dickson, TN.
The Chattanooga alumni community includes surrounding areas of Lookout Mountain and Cleveland, TN, as well as North Georgia areas of Ringgold and Dalton.
Want to learn more about our communities or find relocation resources? Learn more here.
Over 75% of alumni living in Nashville-Chattanooga work in education and over 200 work as K – 12 teachers. When you teach in Nashville-Chattanooga, you’re joining a community of educators.
The process to transfer an out-of-state teaching license will depend on what type of license you currently hold. You can learn more here.
Whether you’re coming to Nashville-Chattanooga for the first time, or returning home, you’ll benefit from a community of like-minded educators with whom you can learn and grow. Learn more about our local educator cooperatives here.
Alumni lead nearly 30 schools in Nashville-Chattanooga and nearly 100 alumni service as mid-level school leaders. Alumni lead in a variety of school formats, including private, district-run, and charter schools. You can learn more about TFA’s pathway to district leadership here and contact us for insight on other leadership programs in our region.
Connect with Alumni
When you relocate to Nashville-Chattanooga, you become part of a network over 1,100 strong, with 990 alumni and over 160 corps members. TFA staff have developed the structures to help you get connected to the incredible individuals and groups that comprise our alumni community.
Whether you’re looking for a role or an entirely new career, Nashville and Chattanooga are bristling with opportunity.
See roles from employers who want to hire TFA alumni or request support finding your next step.
Update your Contact Information with Teach For America
To update your address, your name, or any other personal information, click here to sign into teachforamerica.org and click on your profile in the top right corner.
What is my sign-in ID?
Your sign-in ID is the email address we have on record for you—likely the same email address you used in your corps application. If you do not remember your sign-in ID, please Teach For America use this form to contact us for support.
What if I can't reset my password?
If you no longer have access to the email address you used to set up the account, and you cannot remember your password, click here for support in accessing your account.