Relay Teacher Pathways

We offer unique training programs that help college students and recent graduates gain real-world experience, exceptional mentorship, and the credentials they need to embark on a successful career in education. We’ve helped thousands of people become passionate teachers who are committed to their schools and communities.

k-12 school
residents & alumni
College student, recent graduate, or career changer — we have the perfect teacher development program for you.

Teaching isn’t Just a Career

It’s a chance to make a real difference

Teaching gives you the power to change the world. Every day, you’ll walk into a classroom full of eager young minds and plant seeds of knowledge, giving children the confidence they need to succeed. You’ll walk out with a career, and a purpose.

Use your unique perspective and passion to change the world.
Live and work every day with a true sense of purpose.
Give the next generation the tools they need to succeed.
“The program taught me that teaching is one of the most rewarding careers in the world.”
Brandon Mercadel
Relay Summer Experience, New Orleans 2016

In the News

"Great teaching has long been seen as an innate skill. But reformers are showing that the best teachers are made, not born..."

“We need people who look like we do, who come from our neighborhoods and who understand what it is like to be the first, to become role models for future young people.”

"Relay takes a simple but revolutionary approach: help aspiring and current teachers hone their classroom skills."

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