Are you a visionary educator seeking opportunities to expand your impact in Nevada public education?
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Great leaders are essential to developing and launching high-quality public schools. Opportunity 180 identifies and supports the best-in-class public school educator leadership development programs in the nation. The organizations we work with recruit, train and develop the talent Clark County needs to transform students’ lives.
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Which pathway is right for you?
Essentials and Tiny Fellowships
4.0 Schools connects, coaches and invests in people to test new learning spaces and tools with students and families in their local communities. Whether you’re curious about education entrepreneurship or have been working on solving a specific problem in education for a while, one of 4.0 Schools’ 2 Fellowship opportunities (Essentials Fellowship and Tiny Fellowship) will help you launch your bold ideas to improve education.Learn More Meet the Fellows
TNTP - Lead Nevada Academy
The TNTP - Lead Nevada Academy is a selective professional development program that helps talented educators hone the skills they’ll need to become tomorrow’s school leaders—and make a difference in their school right now. During the nine-month program, participants receive regular coaching, workshops, and online training that prepare them to be instructional leaders, deans, or principals.Learn More Meet the Fellows
The Ryan Fellowship
The Ryan Fellowship is a principal fellowship that prepares aspiring school leaders through a rigorous three-year program to transform an existing school. The first year is a paid fellowship that provides aspiring school transformation principals with the opportunity to step back and develop a high-impact strategy and plan for creating a high-achieving urban public school—in the year prior to the first year as a principal. Once placed as a principal, Ryan Fellows receive two years of customized support to ensure success in those early critical years on the job.Learn More Meet the Fellows
Building Excellent Schools Fellowship
Building Excellent Schools (BES) is committed to improving academic achievement of underserved students in our nation’s urban centers. BES trains leaders to take on the demanding and urgent work of leading high-achieving, college-preparatory urban charter schools. Las Vegas’ first BES leader will launch a school in the fall of 2017.Learn More Meet the Fellows
Teach Plus Nevada Policy Fellowship
The Teach Plus Policy Fellowship is a rigorous program for educators who want to deepen their knowledge and increase their influence in education policy without leaving the classroom. During the program, the Fellows receive extensive training on topics like policy, advocacy, storytelling, and op-ed writing. The Fellows engage directly with key education stakeholders and policy makers, shaping and advocating for policies that meet the needs of their students.Learn More Meet the Fellows