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Teacher fellowship program accepting applications

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From Contributed Reports

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership will begin accepting online applications for its 2018-19 Fellowship year on Dec. 1.

These fellowships address the critical need to develop and empower high-quality teachers, who make learning more authentic for students. The fellowship begins with a summer internship in a higher education lab or industry setting and is supported by 80 hours of professional development that focuses on building leadership capacity and proven instructional strategies.

Fellowship projects have a unique set of criteria that in some cases is restricted by district, grade level and subject. Projects vary from scientific research to work experiences in the agriculture and high-tech manufacturing industries.

Each fellow is awarded at least a $5,000 stipend and must develop and implement relevant educational materials and/or programs based on their internship experience. Fellows remain in the classroom while completing the year-long fellowship.

Online applications are available at https://kenanfellows.org/2018-19-fellowships/. Applicants are encouraged to check the website often as new fellowships are being updated regularly.

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