Expectations

The Kenan Fellows Program is committed to supporting and sustaining effective teacher leaders in North Carolina. Admission to the program is competitive. Fellows are expected to fulfill all program requirements.

  • One-year commitment while remaining in the classroom
  • Participate in a three-to-five-week internship during the summer
  • Complete 80 hours of professional development
  • Develop and implement relevant educational materials and/or programs based on your internship experience for use in your classroom, school system, community and beyond
  • Share your new knowledge and resources broadly
  • Submit monthly reflections and evaluations
  • Maintain positive, enduring, collaborative relationships with your mentor and other Fellows
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to leadership in education
  • Attend a celebration reception and dinner at the conclusion of your fellowship in the spring
  • Actively engage in the Kenan Fellows Program Alumni Network following your formal one-year fellowship
April Bernier, NC State's Reade Roberts Lab, Kenan Fellow

“My brain is buzzing with new information and ideas. It is better than any other professional development experience I have ever had.”