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Welcome to TFA

Nashville-Chattanooga Region!

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.

 
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Our Communities
 
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.

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Teaching 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.

Tennessee Teaching License

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.

Teaching Communities

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.

Pathways for Leadership

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.

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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. 

Network Facebook Group

Over 700 alumni and corps members are part of our TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Network Facebook group. Learn about upcoming local events, professional development, careers, and more when you join our online community.

Alumni Newsletter

TFA Nashville-Chattanooga sends a monthly alumni newsletter. Sign up to make sure you don’t miss out on TFA events, opportunities, and programs.

Events

Teach For America Nashville-Chattanooga typically hosts an alumni-focused event every quarter. Events area announced in our monthly newsletter, social media pages, and our website. Subscribe, follow, and join to make sure you don’t miss out.

Lead in Nashville-Chattanooga

Looking for opportunities to lead and support corps member or alumni? Check out our professional development and volunteer opportunities.

Connect with TFA Staff

Contact Teach For America alumni staff to get answers to your most pressing questions and solidify your pathway to connect with the alumni network.

Connect with Alumni

Teach For America's alumni directory will allow you to search for and find other TFA alumni Worldwide. 

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Careers
 

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.

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CONTACT US

Ready to talk about your next steps? Schedule a meeting with the TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Director of Alumni Talent & Leadership

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

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