Jeff Takiue

Director, Alumni Talent & Leadership

Jeff Takiue is currently the Director of Alumni Talent and Leadership. Jeff develops leadership pipelines for aspiring school leaders and helps Teach For America alumni connect to future careers and opportunities in Nashville and Chattanooga.

Jeff grew up in Hawaii and graduated with his Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Jeff began his career in education teaching high school social studies. He earned his Master of Education Administration and Supervision before serving as Vice Principal, District Academic Officer, and Elementary Principal.

Jeff is active in the non-profit community as a leadership consultant. He is a member of API Middle Tennessee, The Table, The Village, and Center for Nonprofit Management. He is passionate about empowering leaders to make a difference in our community.

Jeff Takiue
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Key Responsibilities
Designs and manages programing for alumni leadership pathways, including the Nashville Aspiring School Leader Fellowship
Provides alumni career support and programming, including 1x1 support for alumni job seekers
Supports alumni working in K - 12 education