2013 State Fellows Application

Sun, 2013-03-17 22:51 -- Anonymous

Application Steps

Complete the application, found below, along with the other required documents. To submit your application, complete the following sections by May 8, 2013. Please have all of your material ready to submit at the time of application as there is no option to save and complete at a later time. It is recommended that you review your application prior to submission. Once it has been submitted, changes cannot be made to your application.

This application includes 4 required components:

  1. Personal/Background Information
  2. Narrative Questions - Applicants will prepare responses to three (3) questions about your qualifications for this fellowship. (See below for questions).
  3. Resume
  4. Letter of Recommendation that demonstrates support from your school or district administrator for participation in the program.

Leadership Experience
Describe a time you showed leadership among your peers in bringing about positive change in your school or community. How did you encourage participation or involve others? How did you use your network to strengthen your cause?
Networking and Communication Skills
If you were given the opportunity to work with district administrators and teachers from other school districts, describe how would you go about building those relationships and sharing information about state education issues. Provide examples of challenges you might face and how you would overcome those barriers to effectively deliver your message.

Describe the biggest challenges facing teacher evaluation reform in your district. Please list any working groups or committees you have participated in relating to this issue and describe their impact. If there is no process for implementing teacher evaluation currently in place, describe the process would you use to address these challenges.

Next Steps

Finalists will be notified by email or phone mid-May, at which point they will be invited to participate in a brief phone interview. The 2013 Kentucky Teacher Fellows will be announced in May 2013.

If you have any questions about the application, please email fellowship@hopestreetgroup.org.

Teacher Fellows Application

Personal Information