DFW Alumni Program Priorities


The TFA-DFW Alumni Program exists to strengthen and deepen alumni impact toward educational equity in North Texas by knowing our alumni, building community and connection, empowering individual leadership, and enabling collective leadership.

Upcoming Events

Alumni who complete the cohort will be eligible to receive one of three TFA - DFW Innovation Awards (value up to $500) to help them launch the idea they created in the cohort!
March 20, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
Are you interested in learning about different career pathways, but not sure where to start? Join us for one or more of our Career Pathway Webinar Series.
March 21, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Via Zoom (an online video conference)
Critical Conversations Workshop
Great schools need adults who can work together and overcome conflict.
March 22, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
Good Work
1808 South Good Latimer Expressway Dallas, TX 75226
Get to know some fellow Fort Worth Alums!
March 24, 2018
7:00 PM CDT
Four Day Comedy Sundance Square
Prepare for any interview whether it be jobs, grad school, or leadership!
March 26, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM CDT
TFA Dallas Office
600 North Pearl St, Suite 2300
Show & Tell Mixer
Show off your amazing work!
March 29, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM CDT
Good Work
1808 S Latimer Expy

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KIPP Oak Cliff Academy
Be part of the founding team at KIPP Oak Cliff Academy! Visit the KIPP Career website to learn about the various roles available for anyone interested in being a teacher, assistant principal, or school social worker.

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.

The Broad Residency

Be a part of a leadership development program that helps accomplished professionals have major impact on society.

Young Nonprofits Professional Network (YNPN)

Sign up for this AMAZING and FREE opportunity to connect with leaders in the non profit space! Grow your network.

YNPN Dallas connects and supports the development of young nonprofit professionals from organizations throughout the sector. As a member, you gain access to ongoing networking and professional development opportunities. Membership is FREE. Membership in YNPN Dallas also makes you a member of YNPN National, which connects you to tens of thousands of young professionals across 40+ chapters around the country.

City Year: Regional Admissions Manager

The Regional Admissions Manager ensures the admissions needs of the site are met, while supporting the matriculation of a diverse, prepared corps for the entire region. The role implements a consistent process that enables strategic intake, communication/customer service, process management, and placement of applicants at City Year locations. The role works closely with site staff to ensure the right AmeriCorps members are identified to fill the needs of the site.

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.

Programs & Opportunities


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
  • Educator Resources
  • The Collective
Find opportunities to get involved in the TFA Dallas-Fort Worth community.

Be a Volunteer Instructor at the Dallas Public Library!

The Dallas Public Library is looking for volunteers for the 2018 spring semester. For more information about their ESL, GED or children’s literacy opportunities email

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 here.

Volunteer to help Girls Rock!

Girls Rock Dallas/Fort. Worth, a nonprofit that empowers girls through music education, is looking for volunteers. Have some special skills that you think could make a difference? Join one of their committees and help steer us into a brighter tomorrow. Questions? Find out more here.

Cultivate the leaders of tomorrow with Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E.

Whether it’s mentoring a high school student, planning events, or serving on a Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E. committee, there are many ways to get involved with Foundation For C.H.O.I.C.E.'s mission. By volunteering your time, you are instrumental in improving college acceptance rates and lowering the education barrier for today’s at-risk youth. Click here to learn more.

Read For Me: Participate in Dallas's biggest reading event! 

Read for Me is an event for all Dallas ISD students and their families to come and celebrate reading. The morning starts with a keynote speaker in the auditorium. Last year the keynote was given by Dallas Cowboy Brandon Carr on the importance of reading in his life. Afterwards, guests will divide into rooms of 30 participants to learn something new for 30 minutes and receive a free book related to the session. There will be three rotations to allow everyone in attendance to leave with at least three free books. Last year, 1500 students and family members across Dallas ISD were in attendance. This year, the goal is to have at least 1800 in attendance.

You can help by volunteering at the event or donating books! Reach out to Breckan H. Duckworth, Reading Specialist with DISD, at

Read for Me 2018 will take place on Saturday, March 24th from 8 AM – 1 PM at Adamson High School.

Border Crossers: Cohort of Anti-Racism Educators Program (CARE)

Border Crossers Dallas-Fort Worth is excited to announce our inaugural Cohort of Anti-Racism Educators Program. This program is designed for small school-based teams of educators in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to build a collective anti-racism practice together. Click here to learn more.

Border Crossers: Talking about Race in the Classroom

Want to learn how to have meaningful conversations about race and racism with your students? Seeking strategies to #DisruptRacism when you see it? Looking to ensure racial equity in your classroom or school? Register for this training for K-12 administrators here. 

Teach For America - Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni working together in at a professional development workshop.

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!

M.Ed Accelerated School Leadership Program

A special invitation to teachers: Expand your impact and your leadership! SMU Department of Education Policy & Leadership presents two information sessions to learn more about their Accelerated School Leadership Program. 

Program Highlights:

  • 37 credit hours and principal certification completed in 14 months
  • Cohort Model for course completion
  • Evening, Saturday, and summer classes to accommodate full-time teachers
  • Strong focus on academic leadership and immediate application of learning
  • Internship activities integrated into each course
  • Special tuition rate for teachers


Upcoming Online information Sessions:

  • February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  • March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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.

Contact Xavier Henderson, Manager, Collective Leadership, to learn more and get involved!  You can also visit us on Facebook at @CollectiveDFWTFA

Meet the DFW Alumni Program Team

Vice President, Alumni Program
Managing Director, Alumni Educational Leadership
Managing Director, Alumni Community & Strategy
Manager, Alumni Transition
Director, Fort Worth Alumni Program
Associate, Alumni Program Operations
Manager, Alumni Community
Manager, Collective Leadership
Director, Community and Innovation Leadership
Manager, Alumni Educational Development
Manager, Alumni Educational Talent

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