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New Teacher Academy

Welcome to the Office of Induction and Development! Our team is committed to supporting educators who are new to the Memphis-Shelby County Schools district. We are responsible for inducting and developing new hires by providing a wide range of support services and resources to ensure educators are well prepared for their new role and have a strong foundational knowledge of their instructional expectations.




New Teacher Academy (NTA)


Induction and Development Managed Stipends


Teacher Ambassador Program


Peer Assistance and Review Program Resources


Praxis Tutoring Resources


EdTPA Support


Curriculum Maps


Mentor Support


University Placement Support

  • University Placement Request Form
    All placement requests must be submitted via email to Deitra Burks at [email protected]
  • Background Check Information
    Students must have a clear background check on file with the Office of Induction and Development before placement requests will be processed


Grow Your Own Pipelines and Partnerships/Pathways to Teaching


For questions, please feel free to call (901) 416-2297 or email us at: [email protected] 

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