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The 2020-21 application period has been extended through Feb. 3 for the Haywood EMC EmPowering Education and STEM West Diversity and Equity Asset Mapping Project fellowships only.  These fellowships address the critical need to develop and empower high-quality teachers who … Continue reading

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) educators have been selected for the prestigious Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership and will bring career connected learning back to their classrooms, after a three-week summer internship. The four teachers come from … Continue reading

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership, an online scholarly publication of the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership, announces a call for papers for its next issue to be published in December 2020. We are most interested in manuscripts that address … Continue reading

CHAPEL HILL — Kelly Sears, a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow, who teaches eighth-grade science at Smith Middle School in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system collaborated with a colleague, Beth Kinney, an Exceptional Children Resource Teacher, to create assessment tools for … Continue reading

WAYNE — Christie Frederick, a fifth-grade teacher at Fremont STARS Elementary School in the Wayne County Public Schools system, has been named a 2019–20 Kenan Fellow. Her fellowship was made possible through a partnership between Wayne County Farm Bureau, North … Continue reading

RALEIGH, N.C., (May 9, 2019) – The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is pleased to announce a six-figure charitable grant from GSK to support five Triangle area educators, who will receive leadership training to drive innovations in STEM education … Continue reading

Kenan Fellows Program awarded ARC grant to advance K-12 STEM Workforce Education in Western NC RALEIGH, N.C., (May 7, 2019) – The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the Appalachian … Continue reading

MONROE, N.C. – Pamela Johnson, a teacher of mathematics and Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) students at Parkwood Middle School in the Union County Public Schools system, has been named a 2019-20 Kenan Fellow. Her fellowship was made possible through … Continue reading

RALEIGH, N.C. – On National Teacher Day, the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is pleased to announce the 27 North Carolina public school educators who have been awarded 2019–20 fellowships. This cohort of K‒12 teachers from across the state … Continue reading

As teachers, we prepare our students for the world beyond the classroom, and we hope we are providing them with ample opportunities to interact with authentic and relevant situations; but rarely do we get the chance to experience workplaces outside … Continue reading

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership plans to announce its 2019-20 cohort on National Teacher Day, May 7, 2019. We plan to add about 26 new teacher leaders to our network of more than 450 educators, and are grateful for the … Continue reading

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is proud to announce it has published the fourth issue of its Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership (JoITL) on a new platform. The issue features articles on a variety of topics including the use of immersive … Continue reading

As a 2015-16 Kenan Fellow, I learned the importance of incorporating outside experiences in my classroom to show students why the content I teach is important and relevant to their lives. After completing my Kenan Fellowship, I have worked hard … Continue reading

WILSON — Inspired by Vollis Simpson’s dazzling wind-powered sculptures, the Kinetic Connections Summer Institute teaches elementary school educators how best to integrate the arts with engineering, science, math, and design thinking to develop project-based lessons that are steeped in North Carolina … Continue reading

CHAPEL HILL ‒ As a biomedical science teacher, I facilitate experiential learning for a group of creative, curious students at Chapel Hill High School. I am always looking for ways to grow my content knowledge and expand my educator toolbox, … Continue reading