Experience the lasting legacy of the Civil Rights Movement along the banks of the Mississippi.
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About Relay Memphis

The birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll and the Barbecue Capital of the World is also a city with a rich history steeped in the Civil Rights Movement.

Relay Memphis currently offers the following programs to teachers: Relay Teaching Residency , Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Special Education Advanced Certificate program.




RESIDENT* SALARY RANGE: $20,000 – 40,000
(varies by school partner and role)


Relay Teaching Residency
Master of Arts in Teaching
Special Education Advanced Certification

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


Certification Requirements

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

High-need subject Areas

Secondary Math
Special Education

City Highlights

Get to know Memphis, Tennessee.

City Population: 652,000


Memphis offers true Southern charm and a rich history of Civil Rights activism at the corner of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. The city is known for its delicious barbecue cuisine, which is best polished off with a glass of sweet tea. You can also take your sweet tea out on a pontoon boat on the Mississippi River, or enjoy it while experiencing the city’s vibrant nightlife and live music.

Music lovers should be sure to visit attractions celebrating the history of great American music, including the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, the Memphis Hall of Fame, and Graceland, the home of rock ‘n’ roll legend Elvis Presley. Memphis is also proud to be home to the National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel in Downtown Memphis. There, you can learn about the Civil Rights Movement’s history in Memphis and the lasting impact it has had on the city.

Getting Around

You’ll need a car to get to downtown Memphis. However, once you’re there, trolley buses provide a fun, easy way to get around. Walking tours of the city and riverboat rides along the Mississippi are also highly recommended for weekend recreation. Learn more.

Contact Information

Relay Memphis


Relay Memphis
1350 Concourse Ave, Suite 434
Memphis, TN 38104