Looking to get more involved with students and communities?
We provide numerous opportunities throughout the year for external stakeholders to be more involved in our work with students and communities. To learn more about and participate in any of the opportunities below, please reach out to Claire Jagla. Thank you for your interest!
Our corps members teach in 50 schools across Indianapolis, and nearly 20% of Center Township schools are led by our alumni. Tour schools and classrooms to meet our alumni and corps members and see our collective impact in action.
When: September to May, annually
Join one or more of our professional all-network events with corps members and alumni.
- Education Intersects (February-May): This four-part learning series dives into the major issues that directly impact education – health and food access, immigration, the criminal justice system, and mental health services – through a series of expert-led round table discussions.
- Spring Symposium (April): Our second-year corps members reflect on experiences and knowledge gained from the classroom and raise awareness on an issue within educational equity through poster presentations.
- Fall Symposium (September): Alumni lead small group conversations about current actions and systemic solutions on a wide range of issues in Indianapolis education.
Hour of Code
Participate as a tech volunteer in a classroom during the annual international Hour of Code, as part of Computer Science Education Week. No tech experience necessary.
When: December, annually
Care Packages for Educators
Support us in putting together care packages for our TFA educators during Educator Appreciation Week.
When: May, annually
Establish a monetary award recognizing one or more leaders in our work to further invest in a specific aspect of education.
- Lisa M. Sablosky Excellence in Education Award: This award is given a TFA alumni teacher annually near the end of the school year. The award recipient demonstrates extraordinary leadership, a commitment to teaching as a powerful force in the fight for educational equity, and an unwavering belief in the potential for all children to succeed.
Mentor A Leader
Are you interested in melding a young leader’s theory of change for our Indianapolis community? We pair community leaders and professionals with our second-year corps members for a spring mentoring session.