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Find job opportunities, professional development resources, and career connections through the Teach For America Oklahoma City alumni network.

Transforming education requires a broad and diverse coalition of people united around our shared values and common purpose. Our expanding alumni network reaches across central Oklahoma and holds the promise of a powerful and lasting local movement, beyond two years in the classroom.

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Alumni Across Central Oklahoma

Continue Your Leadership Journey

The TFA Oklahoma City alumni team is here to support you as you strengthen and deepen your impact toward educational equity.

Our team works to understand your values and goals, help you build connections within the alumni community, and develop your individual and collective leadership skills.

Transforming education requires a broad and diverse coalition of people united around our shared values and common purpose. To support alumni leadership across all levels, we have structured four Impact Pathways around areas where alumni can grow to amplify their impact. We also offer individualized leadership coaching for our alumni across all pathways and career stages.

Explore different pathways for accelerating your impact below.

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    Educational Leadership

    Alumni continue to lead in K-12 classrooms, as teachers, school leaders, school systems leaders, and in higher education. Our local resources available to alumni include:  

    • School Leader Fellowship
    • Excellent School Visits
    • School System Opportunities
    • Higher Education

    In addition, explore a national list of in-state, online, and national graduate school programs, and learn more about visiting an an excellent school  through our national Schools to Learn From program.

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    Social Sector Leadership

    Alumni are creating positive change in the social sector as entrepreneurs, innovators, and nonprofit professionals. Locally, Teach For America Oklahoma City can help with: 

    • Entrepreneurship & Innovation Support
    • Nonprofit Networking and Professional Development

    Through the TFA network, you’ll have access to support, networking opportunities, and professional development for careers in the social innovation sector.

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    Public Leadership

    We support alumni in Oklahoma City who are leading across the public sphere in a variety of roles, including: 

    • Policy Fellowship
    • Public Office
    • Advocacy
    • Organizing
    • Civic Engagement

    Learn more about our Capitol Hill Fellows Program and opportunities offered through our partner, Leadership For Educational Equity.

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    Community Leadership

    Our alumni are committed to strengthening their communities through leadership. Connect with our alumni affairs team to learn more about these opportunities: 

    • Philanthropy
    • Volunteerism
    • Professional Affiliation
    • Local Board Opportunities
    • Collective Impact Cohort

Our Central Oklahoma Alumni Network

There are 170 TFA alums in Central Oklahoma working in a variety of roles that impact education.

Click on the tabs in each category below to see where our alumni are working. Contact lauren.durmus@teachforamerica.org to connect with alumni at the specific school(s) or organization(s) you are interested in.

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Alumni working in schools

29

School leaders (including grade-level lead, department chair, instructional coach)

13

School principals & assistant principals

66

Teacher Leaders, counselors & other school support roles.

Alumni Working in Schools

8

Education nonprofit leaders

6

District/State Education Staff

14

Higher education leaders

8

Nonprofit leaders

Alumni in Other Education or Non-Profit Roles

8

Alumni working in healthcare

10

Alumni business leaders

9

Alumni working in law/policy

9

Alumni serving as primary caregivers

Alumni Working Outside of Education

OKC and Lawton Alumni Calendar Overview

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Connect With Us

Find Us on Social Media

Join the TFA Alumni in OKC Facebook group and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

 Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Sign up to receive our biweekly alumni newsletter. Miss an old email? Find an archive of past newsletters

Join the TFA Network on TFA Connect BETA

Connect with alumni from across the TFA network on TFA Connect BETA, Teach For America’s career and connections site. Find opportunities, build local and national relationships, and meet future employers and colleagues.

Send Us an Email 

Yvita Fox, Director, School Leadership & Policy — Yvita.Fox@teachforamerica.org

Lauren Durmus, Director, Leadership & Engagement — Lauren.Durmus@teachforamerica.org