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TNTP Teaching Fellows

Subject Areas:

English as a Second Language, Middle School

Detailed information about eligibility and requirements is available here.

Program Stats:

  • Nashville Teaching Fellows launched in 2009
  • 80 Fellows in the 2014 cohort
  • 560 Fellows trained to date
  • 60,000 students reached to date

Upcoming Events and Deadlines:

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Please register for updates and we’ll alert you when the application reopens this fall for the 2016-2017 school year.


Why Nashville?

Nashville Teaching Fellows know change starts in their classrooms as they teach in a state on the cutting edge of U.S. education reform. More »

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Certification: TNTP Academy

Program highlights: Nashville Teaching Fellows enjoy unusual flexibility in designing their coursework, choosing a mix of online and in-person options based on their learning styles and schedules. More »

Our Approach

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Meet a Teacher

Kesha fell in love with teaching while working for a non-profit that helps schools launch newspapers. She became a Fellow in 2009 and ranks among the top teachers in Tennessee. Meet Kesha DeJarnett »

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