Alumni

Meet the DFW Alumni Team

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Greater New Orleans–Louisiana Delta 2008
Vice President, People and Partnerships
Director, Alumni Educational Leadership
Director, Alumni Involvement
Manager, Alumni Transition

DFW Alumni Program Priorities

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The Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni Affairs team works to mobilize the 900 TFA alumni living in the region to continue working towards educational equity. Our team supports your growth and development in the following ways:

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Browse local job opportunities by industry.

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TFA-DFW IS HIRING!
To expand our impact in the DFW community, we’re adding roles to our team this summer! Search for Dallas-Fort Worth roles on the TFA Careers page and apply today! If you have any questions, please email dfwstaffing@teachforamerica.org.


DISD: Director of Personalized Learning

This role is an incredible opportunity in Dallas ISD for a mid-level professional passionate about scaling personalized learning across several campuses.


DISD: Manager, Personalized Learning Campus Coaching

DISD is looking for a candidate who has coaching experience and is familiar with blended and project-based learning. The selected candidate would be joining a dedicated team working to support personalized learning campuses in DISD.


Relay GSE: Adjunct Instructor

Relay is hiring a team of best-in-class adjunct instructors to deliver content and grade-specific instruction in Secondary Math, Secondary Science, Secondary English, Secondary Social Studies, and Elementary Math and ELA to our graduate students.


The Educator Collective: Director of Operations

The Educator Collective (TEC) has a mission to empower early-career educators to build lasting and accomplished careers that positively impact students. As it expands its reach, TEC is hiring for a part-time operations position to drive its new and growing work forward.

City Year: Individual Giving Manager

The Individual Giving Manager will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of City Year. He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target of $385,000, with an anticipated increase in this goal each year, by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization. The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for, with the support of the Development Director, managing the Red Jacket Society. The Red Jacket Society is a community of philanthropic individuals and families who commit $10,000 or more to make possible the work of City Year Americorps Members. A strong candidate will have two to four years of experience and a strong track record of achieving or exceeding results, developing relationships, and strong communication skills. This position will report to the Development Director.


Commit!: Director of Strategic Philanthropy

The Commit! Partnership is seeking a collaborative and experienced fundraising leader who possesses the necessary skills to lead its annual investment processes, systems, initiatives and goal attainment while also being a leading contributor to significant annual growth in both the Partnership’s revenue needs and the broader education eco-system’s philanthropic support.


Commit!: Chief Analytics & Strategy Officer

The Chief Analytics & Strategy Officer will be a vital member of the Commit! leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, Todd Williams. Supported by an analytics group of five professionals, she or he will work closely with the team to further strengthen the organization's data capabilities while assisting leaders in other Texas communities in their efforts.


Commit!: Director of Educator Initiatives

The Commit! Partnership is seeking a collaborative and experienced leader for the Director of Educator Initiatives who possesses the necessary skills required to lead and manage implementation of our educator strategy, including guiding its dedicated advisory board while also serving as a senior member of the Commit! backbone team.


Commit!: Marketing & Communications Associate

The Partnership seeks an experienced, skilled, hard-working marketing/communications professional with strong project management skills to join the Commit! team as a full-time Communications and Marketing Associate with a particularly focused role in the team’s project management.


Commit!: Manager of Advocacy

The Manager of Advocacy will help ensure all students have an excellent and equitable education by advancing a policy agenda aligned with community partners. In this role, s/he would focus on advancing both state and local policy, initially in two important priority areas for the Partnership related to strengthening our regional educator pipelines and providing a quality early childhood education to all students.


Jiv Daya Foundation: Education Grants Coordinator

The Jiv Daya Foundation's Student E-Reader Program (STEP) aims to provide access to technology for under resourced classrooms and leverage innovative curriculum. The Foundation is looking for an Education Grants Coordinator to work with 42 partner schools and exponentially grow the program.


ScholarShot: Academic Manager

ScholarShot, a non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk students complete degrees in higher education, is hiring an Academic Manager. This role includes management of academic, financial, and administrative outcomes for students in an effort to support their success.

Consulting, Tech, & Finance Resume Collection

If you graduated from college December 2013 or later and are interested in early-career opportunities in consulting, tech, or finance, upload a resume to this collection no later than July 17th, 2017. Doing so will connect you, throughout fall 2017, to recruiters at Google, McKinsey, Deloitte, BCG, Bain, and several other employers to discuss 2018 job opportunities if you are compatible for openings in those organizations. Use our Resume Checklist and Resume Toolkit  to craft a competitive resume and direct questions to empgradpartnerships@teachforamerica.org.   

Americorps: Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA)

As an Americorps VISTA, you will serve on the frontline while developing Community Courts advisory councils, supporting crime watch initiatives, and managing various youth programs. The service term begins August 14th. 

Join Us for an Upcoming Event

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Teach For America welcomed about 150 new teachers to Dallas on June 11th, so please join us at this Happy Hour on June 29th from 6-8 PM at Ozona Grill & Bar to give them a warm welcome along with us!
June 29, 2017
6:00 PM CDT
4615 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Texas 75206

Programs & Opportunities

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Find opportunities for professional development and connect with the Dallas-Fort Worth alumni network.

New to DFW? Check out the Welcome to DFW Guide

  • Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Alumni Educator Resources
  • The Collective
  • Friends of TFA
Find opportunities to get involved in the TFA Dallas-Fort Worth community.

collaborACTION Summit

Join Leadership ISD, educators, business, and community leaders for a day of inspiration and action. Thought leaders will facilitate interactive workshops designed to provide participants with resources to immediately impact student outcomes through Leadership ISD's pathways of governance, advocacy, and strategic leadership. The summit will conclude with a keynote address from David Johns, one of the most passionate and relentless advocates for educational equity. Join us after for a celebratory happy hour. See workshop descriptions and register here.

Help launch and support a Mock Trial team in a DFW school!

Stephen Green (New York ’07), is looking to launch a mock trial team with a local DFW school. Reach out to Stephen if you’re an alumnus with law or mock trial experience, or if you’re a teacher who is interested in starting or supporting a mock trial team with your students.

Mentor a College Student with ScholarShot

ScholarShot, a Dallas nonprofit dedicated to helping at-risk students complete degrees in higher education, is looking for volunteers to mentor students. The time commitment is only around one hour a month! Learn more.

Mentor at Camp Hoop Heroes!

Camp Hoop Heroes (CHH) is a free intensive youth leadership and mentoring program which responds to the need for students to have more mentor opportunities. CHH leverages the game of basketball to provide middle-school participants with caring mentors and exposure to different educational and career paths. During the camp, volunteers mentor participants one-on-one and educate them about high school, college, and career opportunities. Find out more and sign up!

Volunteer to help Girls Rock!

Girls Rock Dallas, a nonprofit that empowers girls through music education, is looking for volunteer camp counselors and band coaches for their camp from July 17-21. Find out more here, including how to sign up to help girls rock!

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Thriving Schools: A Blog for Educators

This blog features interviews with the country’s top school leaders, profiles of the best performing schools in the country, reviews of the most innovative tools and resources for educators, and more! Check it out—and if you like what you see, be sure to subscribe!

Do your students have stories to tell?

The Dallas Public Library, in partnership with The Dallas Morning News and the Knight Foundation, is seeking creative and inquisitive high school students to participate in a new student journalism program, Storytellers Without Borders. This is an amazing opportunity for students to work with professional journalists and city leaders—and get published in the DMN. Applications are due August 1st.

The Collective is Teach For America's association for Alumni of color.

The Collective - Dallas-Fort Worth

The mission of The Collective Dallas–Fort Worth is to build an enduring community of leaders who will change the face of leadership in the state and our organization by leveraging the strengths, expertise, and cultural backgrounds of Teach for America’s community of color in the fight for social equity.

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Friends of Teach For America - Dallas-Fort Worth

Friends of TFA aims to empower TFA teachers by engaging young professionals to offer mentorship and friendship, and to help make Dallas home. Through this community, we strive to enable educators to reach their full potential and have the maximum impact on students.

 

Stay Connected

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The more we know about you, the more we can connect you to DFW resources! Keep your contact info up to date by logging into TFA.org and clicking on your profile.

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