Houston

The home of NASA’s space program is a booming, evolving city.
Houston Skyline
Dean Chris Fraser raises his hand
Professor Whitney Hanna smiles
Relay graduate students stand in front of a flag

About Relay Houston

Once known primarily for its oil industry, Houston is now a booming, evolving city with plentiful opportunities in science, arts, culture, and sports. Relay Houston currently offers the following programs: Relay Teaching Residency and Master of Arts in Teaching.
 

 

CAMPUS OVERVIEW

PROJECTED 2017-18 ENROLLMENT: 200

SALARIES

AVERAGE TEACHER SALARY: $54,667
AVERAGE RESIDENT SALARY: $30,000
(varies by school partner and role)

programs

Relay Teaching Residency
Master of Arts in Teaching

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

HIGH-NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS

Math
ELA
Science
Dean Maya Weatherton

Dean Weatherton

Maya Weatherton is the Dean of Relay Houston. Prior to the role of Dean, Maya was the Director of Teacher Residency for Relay Houston. In this role, Maya was responsible for teaching and coaching incoming teacher residents.

Before coming to Relay, Maya served as Principal of Foerster Elementary in the Houston Independent School District. There she dramatically turned around student performance, student and teacher attendance, and teacher morale. She did exemplary work for students in HISD for 16 years, including winning numerous awards for work as a teacher, regional curriculum specialist, assistant principal, and principal in at-risk schools.

Maya graduated from Paul Quinn College, earned her Masters in Educational Administration from Texas Southern University, and is part of the prestigious Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program. She is currently a doctoral student at North Central University, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership.

Houston Highlights

Get to know Houston, Texas.

CITY POPULATION: 2.3 million

 

 

CITY FUN

While in Houston, be sure to visit Space Center Houston, the tourism center for NASA’s astronaut training center, where you can see Mission Control, watch inspiring films, have lunch with astronauts, and get up close with rockets and other space vehicles.

Science lovers will also enjoy the Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Museum of Natural Science, and Texas Medical Center — the largest medical center in the world. Art enthusiasts will find plenty to do in the Museum District, an area with 19 museums, and can take in numerous opera, ballet, symphony, and theater performances throughout the city. And sports fans can cheer on the big three Texans, Astros, and Rockets, as well as the Houston Dynamo soccer team.

 

GETTING AROUND

Houston is a sprawling city, and having a car is essential to getting around. In the heat of the humid summers, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to stay in your car and drive through everything from ice cream shops to barbecue restaurants to cultural centers.  Learn more.

Contact Information

Address

Relay Houston
7447 Harwin Dr. Ste 249
Houston, TX 77036

Email

support@relay.edu