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A highlight of living and working in New Orleans is the connection to a unique American city with a culture like none other. New Orleans culture was created through a diverse “gumbo” of traditions and influences, and as a corps member you will be immersed in the city and in your school community.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and be either a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Louisiana has reciprocity with all 50 states, which means that anyone with a teaching license in another state is eligible for a Louisiana Out of State License in the same grades and subjects, valid for three years.

LGBTQ Legal Protections

New Orleans holds a score of 98 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index Scorecard. More information on what this index entails can be found here