"A colleague of mine (@JoshShelleyUNC) shared this NPR story with me a while back on how students see struggle differently in Eastern and Western cultures, and I have tried to use it before in my classroom to send a message to my students: struggling is not an...

Lecrae recently spoke to MTR about the influence of teachers on his life as a young man. Click here for more information on becoming a member of the Resident Class of 2015 or here to learn more about MTR Camp summer staff. Fall Residency applications are due...

Lecrae recently spoke to MTR about the influence of teachers on his life as a young man. Click here for more information on becoming a member of the Resident Class of 2015 or here to learn more about MTR Camp summer staff. Fall Residency applications are due...

In case you missed the inaugural Memphis Conference, here are a few photos from this year's MTR family reunion.   Anissa Listak, Executive Director of Urban Teacher Residency United, and Bryan Loritts, Lead Pastor of Fellowship Memphis, provided wonderful encouragement through their addresses. The evening served as a...

When: Friday, September 27 @ 6:30 p.m. Where: Second Presbyterian Church (Corner of Goodlett & Poplar) This community issue forum will be discussing issues facing public education in our city and how the church can respond. David Montague will be the keynote speaker. Attendees will also get the opportunity...

On August 28, 1963 - 50 years ago to the day - Martin Luther King, Jr gave his I Have a Dream speech in Washington, DC. Interestingly, he began that speech by referencing President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation from "fivescore years ago" (January 1, 1863).  His speech...