INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

Overview | Candidate | Application Process | Principal Endorsement 

The Cohort 2016 Fellowship Application Season has ended. Check back this fall to join Cohort 2017!
 

Ready to apply? Follow these steps:

Step 1 – Check the eligibility requirements
Step 2 – Talk to your principal about applying as an individual
Step 3 – Record a 20-minute classroom observation
Step 4 – Download the essay questions
Step 5 – Submit your application

Step 1 – Check the Eligibility Requirements

  • All successful teacher leader candidates must have the following:
  • Formal or informal responsibility for impacting the student results of at least two other faculty members at the school
  • Outstanding results as a teacher as measured by classroom observations and student achievement
  • A minimum of two years of full-time classroom teaching experience
  • Commitment to their current school during their two-year program tenure
  • Position in a public, open enrollment school where 70% of students receive free or reduced-priced meals or where teacher leaders can have a dramatic impact in efforts to raise achievement
     

Step 2 – Talk to your principal and decide if you are applying as a team or as an individual

Your principal’s support is essential to your success in the Fellowship. Share how you believe your participation in the Fellowship would contribute to your school. Make sure your principal and you share the same vision for your teacher leadership role, and let your principal know that he/she is required to submit a short, online endorsement form in support of your application.

If you or your principal would like to talk more about the Individuals Fellowship and how it could work in your school, please reach out to your regional contact or email us at applications@leadingeducators.org.
 

Step 3 – Record a 20-minute classroom observation

The mission of Leading Educators is to develop the capacity of teacher leaders to maximize faculty and student success. As such, we seek outstanding candidates who, through their leadership and pedagogical skills, can make a lasting impact on teaching and learning in schools across the country. As part of our selection process, we require all candidates to participate in a classroom observation.

Click here for additional information on recording and uploading your observation.
 

Step 4 – Download the essay questions

Before beginning the application, download and review the essay questions. You must complete your application in one sitting, so it will be helpful to have your essays prepared in advance. You will upload your responses as an attachment during your application. Be sure to have a PDF or Word document of your resume on hand to upload as well.

Click here to download the essay questions.

 

Step 5 – When you are ready, click the link below to fill out an application and submit your essays.

The Cohort 2016 Fellowship Application Season has ended. Check back this fall to join Cohort 2017!

 

After you apply and we receive your principal’s endorsement, we will coordinate the next steps in the selection process, including: student achievement information, classroom observations, interviews.

 

Overview | Candidate | Application Process | Principal Endorsement