Teaching and Learning Academy
2485 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38112
Phone: (901) 416-3420

The single most important driver of student success is a highly effective teacher. To help reach our Destination 2025 goals, Shelby County Schools is proud to partner with Educator Preparation Programs approved by the State Board of Education.

Shelby County Schools will provide field experiences and placement opportunities, which allow participants to observe classroom settings, apply their knowledge, model best practices, and implement new instructional strategies.

Student Teacher/Counselor Placement Request Deadlines:
- October 15 - Spring Placement
- April 15 - Fall Placement

Field Experience Placement Request Deadlines:
- February 1- Spring Placement
- September 15 - Fall Placemen

Submission of this form by the university representative indicates that the university has verified the student's registration and that the student has completed the TBI Criminal Background Check according to TCA 49-5-413. For background check information, call 901-416-4708.

Complete and submit this request to [email protected]

Please allow 3-4 weeks for requests to be processed.

For more information please contact us: [email protected]

View SCS Pre-Service Placement Request Form