Relay Baton Rouge

Louisiana’s capital city has emerged as a progressive force for improving education in the state.
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About Relay Baton Rouge

Louisiana’s capital and second largest city, Baton Rouge is home to a strong community of education professionals who are eager to practice, discuss, and apply their learning in service of children throughout Southern Louisiana. Relay Baton Rouge currently offers the following programs: Relay Teaching Residency, Master of Arts in Teaching, and Alternate Teacher Certification.
 

 

CAMPUS OVERVIEW

PROJECTED 2017-18 ENROLLMENT: 40

Salaries 

AVERAGE TEACHER SALARY: $50,960

programs

Relay Teaching Residency
 Master of Arts in Teaching 
Alternate Teacher Certification

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Download the Louisiana Certification Highlights Guide for  information about certification requirements and timelines.

Dean Norah Gillam

Dean Norah Gillam

As founding dean of Relay Baton Rouge, Norah Gillam leads the teacher training curriculum for the campus. As an educational leader, Norah helped drive Newark Collegiate Academy in Newark, NJ to strong academic results and above 90% college matriculation for the past 7 years. During her time at Newark Collegiate, she also worked as a writing teacher and English department chair. Before joining KIPP: New Jersey, Norah taught English and AP Language at East New York Family Academy in Brooklyn as a member of Teach for America. Norah earned her B.A. in Writing from Wittenberg University and her Master's in Teaching from Pace University.

 

 

Baton Rouge Highlights

Get to know Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

CITY POPULATION: 830,480

CITY FUN

Baton Rouge is a city with rich culture, history, and nature. 

Tour Louisiana's Old State Capitol:  a beautiful, 165-year-old statehouse featuring many exhibits about the events and people that have shaped Louisiana's history.

Enjoy a Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers football game at Tiger Stadium, known as “Death Valley” for its enthusiasm and energy on Saturdays in the fall.

Go on a scenic hike in Atchafalaya Basin, the United States’ largest wetland, or visit the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center: a 103-acre facility filled with live animal exhibits, mineral exhibits, and much more that will give you a feel for Baton Rouge’s culture and climate.

 

GETTING AROUND

The Capital Area Transit System has bus routes all over Baton Rouge.  However, buses run relatively infrequently in this small city, so it is best to have a car or bike to get around. Learn more.

 

Contact Information

Address

Relay Baton Rouge
304 Laurel Street
Suite 2D
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Email

support@relay.edu