Leadership Opportunities

TFA Bay Area Rising Leader Fellowship

A seven-month leadership-pathway program open to recent alumni exploring systems-change leadership.

Fellowship Highlights

  • Mentorship: Connect with TFA alumni leaders from various professional sectors to network, as well as discuss leadership and career journeys and professional development opportunities.
  • Workshops: Participate in four whole group and two community-based sessions. During these sessions, fellows engage with and learn from peers, community partners and alumni leaders.
  • Individualize Coaching: Engage in critical dialogue within reflection pods to further reflect on your leadership and development as a collective and individually.
  • 360 Reviews: Receive support and coaching from Teach for America staff around their 360 feedback

“I enjoyed having a time to reflect on my current practice as a teacher and how I would like to continue developing at my school.”

“It has had a positive impact on the direction I want to take with my career. I feel honored and inspired to be part of such an amazing group of people!“

Fellowship Outcomes

Clarity: Explore your strengths and values and gain clarity in your long-term role in ending educational inequity.
Connections: Build authentic and lasting connections with other fellows and mentors
Skills: Learn from other fellows, partners, and mentors as you develop leadership skills

2019/2020 Calendar

September TBD: Community Dinners
October 12: Fellowship Kick-Off
November + December TBD : Comunity Sessions
January 11: Whole Cohort Session #2
February 8: Whole Cohort Session #3
April 25: End of Fellowship Reflection & Celebration