Education Pioneers Information Session October 3, 2017, 5PM-6PM

| October 2, 2017

There is an information session tomorrow October 3 from 5-6 pm in Grace Dodge 177/179, featuring Education Pioneers. This is the final employer information session. This Information Session is a great opportunity to learn more about this exciting company and openings in the Education Pioneers Fellowship program All students must register for this event in TCCS Link.


If you are interested in using your degree and professional experience(s) to transform education from outside of the classroom, we encourage you to attend our information session to learn more about the Education Pioneers Fellowship.


Education Pioneers is a non-profit that recruits, develops, and connects top professionals to work for K-12 school districts, charter schools, and other education organizations in non-instructional roles. Fellows complete a 10-week summer placement using existing skills and experience to make the biggest impact. During their placement, Fellows participate in leadership development programming alongside a cohort of diverse peers designed to build the mindsets and K-12 knowledge necessary to become a change agent in education.

Position Overview:

Education Pioneers Fellows are placed in roles that typically focus on data analysis, project and program management, strategy, and operations.  Previous Fellows have:

  • Served as the project manager for the launch of a new charter school and directed the school’s setup, developed efficient administrative systems, and managed complex logistics and operations
  • Utilized teacher performance data to develop and launch a mentorship programs pairing experienced educators with new teachers
  • Built data visualization tools and dashboards to drive accurate decision making and show student performance over time
  • Generated teacher buy-in around digital learning tools and introduced system improvements to electronically track data points for attendance and behavioral management
  • Led financial reporting, budgeting processes, and resource allocation at a school district
  • Supported the start-up of key operations, including transportation, family orientation, student enrollment, and staff professional development at a charter school
  • Researched local, state, and national education policies to identify best practices on issues of school choice, early childhood education, and school turnaround.

The Fellowship provides hands-on, real-world experience as well as training in leadership skills and K-12 education issues. After the Fellowship, Pioneers gain the unique support and networking opportunities offered by EP and our robust nationwide network of more than 3,000 Fellows and Alumni. Over 70% of EP Alumni continue to work full-time in education, with 30% serving in senior-level positions.

Placement locations:  Chicago, Ill| DC Metro Area | Denver, Co | Greater Boston Area | Hartford, CT | Kansas City, MO | Memphis, TN | Nashville, TN | Newark, NJ | New Orleans, LA| New York, NY | San Francisco Bay Area



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