Leading the Way in Education
The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership at NC State empowers K-12 educators through summer internships with industry, high-value professional development and membership into a prestigious network of teacher leaders.
Teachers gain the skills and confidence to build mutually-beneficial partnerships with local industries and together work for positive change in North Carolina education.
The fellowship is an outstanding example of how industry leaders can connect with teacher leaders to enrich and enliven learning experiences for all students.
90% of Fellows
remain in education 5 years after completing the program
540 Fellows in 71 NC counties from the mountains to the coast
100% of Fellows said the program made them a better teacher
Ready to be a Leader in Education?
|Application Period||Currently accepting applications|
|Applicants Notified||Late April 2023|
|Virtual Orientation||May 10, 2023|
|Summer Institute||June 19-23, 2023, Cullowhee|
|Fall Institute||Oct. 19-20, 2023, Raleigh|
|Spring Institute & Celebration||April 2024, Raleigh|
“The Kenan fellowship has been the most beneficial experience of my teaching career thus far.”Keslie Sommerfeld, Biogen Foundation Kenan Fellow