Washington Alumni in Action

Caine Lowery (Metro Atlanta '06) shares what being a principal means to him.

Being a principal, there is more power for change

A TFA-WA alumnus focuses on high school leadership

Megan Claus (Washington ’13) talks about what put her on a path to the classroom.

The Gap Year That Turned Into a Career

I planned to be a doctor, but Teach For America-Washington changed my path. Megan Claus (TFA-WA ’13)

Monica Liang-Aguirre (N.Y. ’91) leads Seattle's Early Learning initiatives.

Making the Case for Pre-K

Seattle's early learning director navigates politics and pedagogy to ensure the benefits of pre-K last.

Opportunity Spotlight


Alumni Resources

  • Connect With the WA Alumni Community
  • Search For Jobs
  • Plan Your Move to Washington

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Sign up for our regional newsletter to hear about upcoming opportunities and never miss a blog post!

Join Our Facebook Group

Request membership to our WA Alumni Facebook group – this space is a great way to connect with folks, both personally and professionally.

Browse Job Opportunities and Connect With Alumni

Looking for a new position? Check out our job board which we update daily with any positions our partners and alums share with us!

You can also use the national People and Opportunities Hub to search for additional opportunities and other alumni and connect directly to them. 

Transferring Your Certification

Use our transition support guide for some helpful tips around transferring your certification. We do recommend starting this process as soon as possible because it is a more complex in WA than some states.

Teaching in Washington

With the help of alumni and several partners, we’ve put together a high-level snapshot of the WA educational landscape. Our hope is that it provides some useful framing for those less familiar with the history and current status of education in the state.

Living in Seattle

Find your next favorite neighborhood spot! We've put together some “Best of Seattle” highlights in our frequent stomping grounds.

Connect With Us

Managing Director, Alumni Leadership and Community
Contact me for information about moving to Washington, alumni networking, leadership programs, and job opportunities.

Washington Alumni Board


The Teach For America-Washington Alumni Board is a volunteer group charged with supporting the more than 950 alumni across our state who work together to advance educational equity. We aim to engage in collective actions that will help close the opportunity gap for children in low-income communities and provide a network of support for our fellow alumni as they advance their careers.

Interested in serving on the board? Want to connect with a board member? Contact co-chair Natalie Hanni for more info.

TFA Washington Alumni Board Co-chair
D.C. Region 2009
Managing Director, Alumni Leadership and Community Teach For America
TFA Washington Alumni Board Co-chair
Las Vegas Valley 2009
Head of Product
Houston 2012
Master's Candidate University of Washington
New York 2006
Founding Principal Summit Public Schools
Mississippi 2010
Business Development Valve Software
New York 2000
Director of Instruction General Assembly
Washington 2014
Fourth Grade Teacher Sunnyside School District
Chicago–Northwest Indiana 2012
Special Projects Associate Green Dot Public Schools
New York 2005
Senior Business Development Manager Microsoft Corporation
Phoenix 2005
Attorney Davis Wright Tremaine