Martin Luther King Jr.

Backfield in Motion extended learning program

Backfield in Motion will provide an onsite and virtual extended learning program for male students enrolled in Metro Nashville Public (Middle) Schools in East Nashville. Certified Metro Nashville Public School teachers will host ZOOM classes in reading/language arts and homework help. Backfield in Motion will employ Program Coordinators to teach character education and mentor the students. The Rites of Passage curriculum taught in Metro schools will be used by our staff to improve the students social and emotional learning. Enrichment activities will include E-sports and various other electronic games.

  • Contact:

    Gary Tucker,

  • Format:

    In-Person at Isaac Litton Alumni Center and Virtual/Online: Monday-Thursday, 2-6pm

  • Transportation:


  • Who can enroll?

    MLK Magnet Middle Students