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Nashville- Chattanooga offers big-city amenities with a small-town sense of community, where it’s common to stop by your local coffee shop and run into fellow teachers, alumni, students, and parents. This sense of connection fuels our corps members within their schools and at home in their neighborhoods. Corps members fall in love with the many options for entertainment and enjoyment of the outdoors that are nearby.

Eligibility Requirements

You must have your bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university by the first day of your summer training.

Your cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) must be at least 2.50 on a 4.00 scale, as measured by the institution awarding your degree.

Due to the hiring restrictions of many of our partner schools, Teach For America may only admit candidates into the corps who are: