Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia's capital is "the city in a forest" and the economic heart of the South.
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Relay Atlanta

About Relay Atlanta

Relay Atlanta is home to a community of practitioners focused on K-12 student achievement and teacher well-being. Relay Atlanta is now accepting applications for the Relay Teaching Residency which will allow candidates to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and Georgia teaching credential.



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Relay Teaching Residency

To review program-specific admissions requirements for this campus, click here.
To review requirements for certification programs at this campus, click here.

Atlanta Dean Christy Harris

Dean Christy Harris

As founding Dean of Relay Atlanta, Christy Harris is the educational leader for Atlanta’s Teaching Residency. Dean Harris taught for Atlanta Public Schools and Achievement First before joining KIPP STRIVE Academy as a founding Dean, later becoming principal. Prior to founding Relay Atlanta, Dean Harris served as Chief Academic Officer for KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools. Dean Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Georgia, Master of Arts in English from Georgia State University, and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from The University of Pennsylvania. Dean Harris strives to make teaching a sustainable practice for educators.

Atlanta Highlights

Get to know more about Atlanta.

CITY POPULATION: 5.7 million

city FUN

Whether your loves include food, sports, music, culture, or travel, Atlanta is the city for you. Take a walk down the Atlanta Beltline trail for an unparalelled culinary experience. Catch a game with any one of Atlanta's five major sports franchises. Music lovers, treat yourselves to non-stop summer concert and festival series. Do it all in the historic cultural surroundings that launched the Civil Rights Movement.

When you want to slow down, restore yourself with a day in Piedmont Park, or head north for a hike along the Appalachian Trail.

Contact Information

Relay Atlanta


Relay Atlanta
1550 Hosea L. Williams Dr., NE
Atlanta, GA 30317