Professional Development

Professional development is delivered in two residential institutes. Fellows will also be required to complete an additional 24 hours of training that meets their personal professional goals. Attendance at all institutes is a program requirement. These residential institutes are designed to facilitate collaboration among the cohort. All of the professional development provided by the Kenan Fellows Program is included as part of the fellowship award.

The content of each institute is designed by Kenan Fellows Program staff under the guidance of the Professional Development Steering Committee made up of Kenan Fellows alumni. Sessions offered during the institutes is dependent upon trends in education. Recent institutes have focused on: Using technology to enhance student learning and content delivery; Increasing student critical thinking skills; Leadership training and identifying your brand as an educator.