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Connect: Career Networking

  • Teach For America 300 W Adams St Chicago United States (map)

Come meet leaders of mission-aligned organizations and schools across Chicago and Northwest Indiana. If you are a TFA alumni or rising alumni and you are highly qualified to lead in Chicago and Northwest Indiana, this event is for you!

Alumni & Rising Alumni will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet recruiters, hiring managers, and school leaders from mission-aligned  schools and organizations

  • Share your resume beforehand

  • Interview on-site with schools and organizations looking to hire*

  • Get a FREE Headshot

Mission-Aligned & Ed-Adjacent Orgs and Schools will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet alumni and rising alumni leaders

  • View attendee resumes ahead of time

  • Invite alumni & rising alumni candidates for on-site interviews following the career networking*

 *Interviews are conducted at the discretion of hiring partners, who may contact job seekers in advance or invite job seekers day of Connect: Career Networking. Teach For America Chicago Northwest Indiana has no additional information about interviews.

The Growing Attending Mission-Aligned & Ed- Adjacent Organizations and Schools (Update: 4/15: will continue update as Orgs RSVP!)

  • Sor Juana Elementary School, Chicago Public Schools

  • VOCEL

  • Noble Network of Charter Schools

  • Chicago Tech Academy

  • Kipp Chicago Schools

  • Children's Home & Aid

  • Pigeon

  • Elevate K-12

  • Teachers Supporting Teachers

  • Galileo Learning

  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum/Chicago Academy of Sciences

  • AUSL

  • Rowe Elementary School

  • Lighthouse Academies, INc.

  • Saga Education

  • Accelerate Institute

  • Holberg Financial

  • Ezza Nails

  • Empower Illinois

  • Chavez

  • Code Nation

  • Empower Illinois

  • HowDoWe, Inc.

  • LEAP

Questions? Reach out to Kristi.Torres@Teachforamerica.org

 There is no cost to attend the Connect: Career Networking event but registration is required. Space is limited so RSVP today! A week prior to the event all registered attendees will receive a list of participating employers and employers will gain access to submitted resume folder.


About Connect Series

Over the course of the year, Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana will offer a range of events for our alumni to connect in informal settings. These events provide alumni, corps members, staff, and community members a space to meet their peers, grow their networks, and learn more about TFA Chi-NWI’s programming.