Calli Rollins: Placed at Cornerstone Preparatory School

MTR would like to congratulate 2012 MTR Graduate Calli Rollins on being successfully placed at Cornerstone Preparatory School in Binghampton. Regarding her new job, Calli says, “I teach because I believe a good education can empower students to create and fulfill lifelong dreams. These children will directly impact Memphis and the world.  I am excited to serve the Binghampton community because it is a neighborhood full of promise. I cannot wait to get to know, support, and learn from the families and community members in Binghampton.  I am excited to be a part of Cornerstone Prep. because I believe in the vision that all Cornerstone students will go to college. I also believe that Cornerstone has the leadership, curriculum, high expectations, and culture to fulfill this vision.”
Check out Calli’s video below to see why she chose the MTR program, and her thoughts on urban education.