Teach For America recruits begin summer training to change lives

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 09, 2019 5:15 PM CT
<strong>Soha Muntaz from Dallas, Texas, interacts with the desegregation exhibit at the National Civil Rights Museum during a tour by Teach For America summer training institute recruits on Tuesday, June 4. The future teachers are versed in Memphis history and culture to understand and appreciate the community from multiple perspectives.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Soha Muntaz from Dallas, Texas, interacts with the desegregation exhibit at the National Civil Rights Museum during a tour by Teach For America summer training institute recruits on Tuesday, June 4. The future teachers are versed in Memphis history and culture to understand and appreciate the community from multiple perspectives. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Coming from 34 states, 115 recent college graduates and career changers arrive in Memphis this week to begin a six-week training to impact the education of Memphis' most disadvantaged students. 

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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