Memphis Teaching Fellows FAQs

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  • What subject and grade levels do I teach through this program?

  • When do I start teaching?

  • Where will I teach?

  • How long is the commitment?

  • How safe are the schools?

  • What should I expect as a teacher in Memphis?

  • Will I receive a state teaching license?

  • Does this program award a master’s degree?

  • How much does the licensure program cost?

  • Is financial aid available for the licensure program?

  • What exams will I need to take?

  • Am I eligible if I have no previous teaching experience or prior coursework in education?

  • Are individuals who have worked as substitute teachers eligible for the program?

  • Why aren't certified teachers eligible to apply, and what should they do to start teaching?

  • What if I don't have a 2.75 GPA?

  • Do I need to be a resident of Memphis to apply?

  • Can I include letters of recommendation with my application?

  • Do I need to send transcripts with my application?

  • What happens after I submit my application?

  • When will I know if I am accepted into the program?

  • What should I do if I have not received a response from the program?

  • Where can I learn more about the Praxis exams?

  • When does the program actually begin?

  • What do I need to enroll in the program?

  • What is the starting salary for the Memphis Teaching Fellows?

  • What employment benefits do Fellows receive?

  • When do benefits start?