Memphis Teacher Residency intern Starr Garrett teaching at Kingsbury Elementary, a Memphis public school. MTR participants live and work together in a yearlong internship, then commit to teach in Memphis' underserved schools.
Photo by Karen Pulfer Focht
The Memphis Teacher Residency prepares teachers to work in low-performing public schools in an intensive program that offers training and ongoing support. The ultimate goal, says its founder, is to bring justice to the poor and oppressed.