MTR News

Read more about what MTR residents, graduates, and alumni are up to!


Neven Holland, MTR Class of 2015
Neven wrote a piece for The Hechinger Report about how he creates a safe and supportive virtual classroom for his 4th-grade students. The article entitled, “TEACHER VOICE: My students will want to talk about Chadwick Boseman” was also shared in the Perspectives section of The Washington Post.

You can get a glimpse into Mr. Holland’s non-virtual classroom, featured in this video from a previous school year:


Cory Jones, MTR Class of 2020
Cory was interview by Teach901 this summer about how he is staying optimistic about starting his first year as a 5th grade Math & Science teacher at Berclair Elementary amidst virtual learning.


Shelby Poindexter, MTR Class of 2019
Shelby is currently featured on a local billboard and wrote a guest post for the Choose 901 blog! Read about how Memphis Teacher Residency made her want to put down roots in Memphis.


Justin Siebert, MTR Class of 2012
Justin is the STEM department chair and science teacher at Collegiate School of Memphis. Read about the changes he and his school have made since moving to an online learning platform.


Marjorie Lee Browne STEM Education Fellowship & STEM Discovery Camp
MTR staff, graduates, and alumni worked hard to launch two new programs this summer! The Marjorie Lee Browne STEM Education Fellowship and STEM Discovery Camp switched to a virtual and facilitated an unforgettable experience for all participants. Read more about these programs on the Choose 901 Blog.


Alanna Ward, MTR Class of 2019
Alanna was named as a September Employee of the month at Douglas K-8 Optional School.


Beth Warner, MTR Class of 2017
Beth was named as a 2020 Educator of Excellence by New Memphis.


Daniel Warner, MTR Class of 2014
Daniel was named as one of three SCS Teachers of the Year and was selected as the West TN Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year.


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