Memphis is located in the southwest corner of Tennessee and is the largest city along the Mississippi River. Nicknames for Memphis include The River City, Blues City and BBQ Capital of the World. There are many attractions to explore in Memphis such as Beale Street, Graceland, and the National Civil Rights Museum. Although it has a large metropolitan area, the city gives off a small-town atmosphere and is an attractive place for families to settle. Come teach in Memphis at schools such as Hutchison School, Memphis University School, or St. George's Independent School.
With mountains nearby and a river running through it, Chattanooga is a favorite for outdoor lovers. Easy access to whitewater rafting, fishing, mountain-biking, and rock climbing, along with the Aquarium, Hunter Museum of American Art, shops and restaurants, make the city family friendly and fun. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and an influx of tech-based companies and super-fast internet have created a thriving downtown. Chattanooga, quite simply, is a gem.
Nashville is Music City. While music is a must, Nashville is also home to professional football and hockey teams; amazing food from Hot Chicken to fusion creations and everything in between; and cultural activities and fun family events throughout the year. Mild weather and beautiful rivers and lakes make many outdoor activities possible. The metro area offers over 80 miles of trails and a riverfront park is in progress.
Knoxville is located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and offers a variety of recreational activities. You can hike, swim, boat, water ski, fish in the area lakes, raft down the rivers, and the list goes on. The area is also widely recognized as a center for research and technology. Downtown Knoxville is full of interesting shops and restaurants, and if you feel like getting away to other cities, Nashville, Atlanta, and Chattanooga are all a close drive away. Interested in teaching in Knoxville? We can help. Check out Grace Christian Academy, Webb School of Knoxville, and Knoxville Catholic.
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We are delighted to announce the winners of our 12th annual Student Art Contest! This summer we will mailed our SY 2020-21 Art Calendar to more than 2,000 schools around the country.
In our groundbreaking Leadership Study based on assessments of almost 250 sitting heads of school, you'll read about the specific personality traits that distinguish independent school leaders. Nine reports published serially this fall on topics such as Ambition, Learning Approaches, and Interpersonal Sensitivity. Does your personality predict your performance?
This majestic creature symbolizes many different things in cultures around the world, but we selected it as our icon because the elephant and the agency have key traits in common.