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Are you a visionary educator seeking opportunities to expand your impact in Nevada public education?

Great teachers and leaders are essential to developing and launching high-quality public schools. Opportunity 180 invests in the best-in-class educator leadership development programs in the nation. The programs recruit, train and develop the talent Clark County needs to transform students’ lives.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on recruitment timelines and the launch of any new educator leadership development opportunities.

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

Other High-Quality Leadership Development Opportunities

The Bridge Fellowship (TNTP) prepares educators to develop new approaches to help more students of color thrive in school—and in life.

The New Schools Venture Fund Diverse Leaders Program is diversifying the education leadership workforce to better reflect and serve students.

Are you a visionary educator seeking opportunities to expand your impact in Nevada public education?

Great teachers and leaders are essential to developing and launching high-quality public schools. Opportunity 180 invests in the best-in-class educator leadership development programs in the nation. The programs recruit, train and develop the talent Clark County needs to transform students’ lives.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on recruitment timelines and the launch of any new educator leadership development opportunities.

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

Other High-Quality Leadership Development Opportunities

The Bridge Fellowship (TNTP) prepares educators to develop new approaches to help more students of color thrive in school—and in life.

The New Schools Venture Fund Diverse Leaders Program is diversifying the education leadership workforce to better reflect and serve students.

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