Join a thriving network of more than 5,600 alumni creating change in New York City.
What begins as two years serving students in the classroom turns into a lifelong commitment to creating systemic change. The alumni network includes talented individuals working across all sectors – education, non-profit, policy, and corporate leaders. No matter where their journey takes them, TFA alumni in New York bring their classroom experience to their continued community work, stepping up to innovate and re-imagine what learning can look like in pursuit of educational equity and excellence for all children.
Work in education and roles impacting low-income communities
Local school and systems leaders
Leaders in policy, advocacy, and social organizing
There are several ways that alumni can stay in touch with TFA NY:
- Visit the Alumni Directory/TFA Connect Beta: Log on to teachforamerica.org to see both options appear on the dashboard. Please be sure to update your mailing address to receive our regional alumni newsletters.
- Join the TFA NYC Alumni Facebook group
- Learn more about the community by following the TFA NY Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.
Check out our latest alumni newsletter. If you’re not receiving the alumni newsletter, please visit TFA Connect Beta to update your information and to be added to the New York regional distribution list.
Frequently Asked Questions
Have you recently moved back to NYC and have certification questions? Or are you interested in applying for the Alumni Association Board? Please see below.
- NYSED.gov Certification Information
- NYC Department of Education
- NYC Charter Schools Certification
The Alumni Association Board
The Alumni Association Board is a diverse group of alumni who live in New York City. They serve to support our Regional Alumni Strategy by responding to the needs of our alumni base through community-building. This year, they plan to host workshops and trainings around anti-racism. To learn more about our Alumni Association, click here.
Still have questions? Please reach out to Charlotte.Bleemer@teachforamerica.org.