Relay graduate students talking in a hallway.

Relay Graduate School of Education is a growing national institution of higher education with campuses in nine states and counting. Each year, we train more than 2,400 teachers and principals across the country.

What began as a single graduate classroom in New York City has become a national organization with additional campuses in Baton Rouge, Chicago, Connecticut, Delaware, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Newark, Philadelphia & Camden, and San Antonio.

Relay campuses are in cities with: large numbers of teachers and principals who are eager for rigorous training; strong networks of education organizations and partners; and a thriving local philanthropic community. For more information about Relay’s planned expansion, or to explore opportunities to bring Relay to your city, please write to

Expansion note: Relay is seeking initial institutional approval by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. This approval would allow Relay to sponsor educator preparation programs in California. Interested parties are invited to submit comments that may help to inform the Commission of substantive issues regarding this institution. Comments should be submitted to the Commission at Please note that comments should specify the party's relationship to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates, other -please specify). All identifying information will remain confidential.

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Relay graduate students talking and laughing.