Relay Baton Rouge
About Relay Baton Rouge
Dean Norah Gillam
As founding dean of Relay Baton Rouge, Norah Gillam leads the teacher training curriculum for the campus. As an educational leader, Norah helped drive Newark Collegiate Academy in Newark, NJ to strong academic results and above 90% college matriculation for the past 7 years. During her time at Newark Collegiate, she also worked as a writing teacher and English department chair. Before joining KIPP: New Jersey, Norah taught English and AP Language at East New York Family Academy in Brooklyn as a member of Teach for America. Norah earned her B.A. in Writing from Wittenberg University and her Master's in Teaching from Pace University.
Baton Rouge Highlights
Get to know Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
CITY POPULATION: 830,480
Baton Rouge is a city with rich culture, history, and nature.
Tour Louisiana's Old State Capitol: a beautiful, 165-year-old statehouse featuring many exhibits about the events and people that have shaped Louisiana's history.
Enjoy a Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers football game at Tiger Stadium, known as “Death Valley” for its enthusiasm and energy on Saturdays in the fall.
Go on a scenic hike in Atchafalaya Basin, the United States’ largest wetland, or visit the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center: a 103-acre facility filled with live animal exhibits, mineral exhibits, and much more that will give you a feel for Baton Rouge’s culture and climate.
The Capital Area Transit System has bus routes all over Baton Rouge. However, buses run relatively infrequently in this small city, so it is best to have a car or bike to get around. Learn more.
304 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801