Stride Program Application



Great teachers are critical to our city’s future success. 
Stride is a free program that offers the support early career teachers need to thrive as educators in Memphis. In addition to social outings and fun opportunities to explore Memphis, Stride provides an environment of collaborative learning, peer networking, and professional development. By engaging teachers in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd years in the classroom, Stride helps retain our community’s most promising educators.  In recognition of your commitment to investing in yourself, we invest in you with a semesterly stipend for participation.
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Commitment to Participation
Full participation by each member of the cohort is crucial to the Stride experience.  Please carefully consider the dates below and contact Erin Wendell ( with any questions you have.  Laps are offered Wednesday OR Thursday 5:30-7:30 PM.  

Lap 1:  The Golden Circle  9.22.21 OR 9.23.21
Lap 2:  The Big Rocks  10.6.21 OR 10.7.21
Lap 3:  The Beloved Community 11.17.21 OR 11.18.21

Aid Station timing varies. 
Aid Station 1:  TBA 9.9.21 
Aid Station 2:  Pumpkins and Pints 10.28.21
Aid Station 3:  New Memphis Holiday Party 12.9.21 

If accepted, you will complete another form to RSVP for the Wednesday OR Thursday sessions.   
Spring sessions will be announced by December 1, 2021