2018 Summit Professional Learning Community Application: Engaging with, Leading, and Sustaining Prism Networks
What is the PLC?

This year at each of our 4 LGBTQ Education Summits, a Prism Professional Learning Community track will offer up to 20 Teach For America LGBTQ and allied alumni, 2nd year corps members, and staff, an opportunity to engage in valuable learning and development on how to create Prism boards in your regions. Our unique PLC Cohort communities will serve as an opportunity to build strong networks with other TFA alumni leaders around the nation in alignment with the goals of our overarching LGBTQ Community Initiative. Registration fees for those selected will be waived.

What is a Prism Board?

A Prism board is a alumni peer learning community for LGBTQ+ alumni and their allies/community members with the purpose of creating brave spaces for LGBTQ+ teachers and ultimately students. Prism boards are modeled off of Collective regional boards. The LGBTQ Community Initiative is working to establish Prism boards in all TFA regions in the country. As a result of the PLC last year, Prism networks grew from one in Massachusetts to 15 by May 31, 2018.

Have you completed the 2018 LGBTQ Education Summit Interest Survey? If not, you are encouraged to do so FIRST at: http://bit.ly/2018BraveEdInterest *
Which Summit do you expect to attend (registration fees are waived if accepted to the PLC) *
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Last Name *
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Corps Year and Placement Region (e.g., 2007 DC Metro) *
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Current Location (city, state) *
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Do you have a TFA staff point of contact in the region closest to you? If yes, write in their name(s):
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YOUR Email address *
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YOUR Phone Number *
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YOUR Current professional role or job title *
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Is there is a PRISM board in your region? *
What particular experiences, skills, or competencies do you feel would enable you to build a strong Prism board in your region to advance "One Day"? Considering where you live, work, and lead, what are the greatest barriers to advancing safer classrooms for LGBTQ+ students? *
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