Application for the School Systems Leaders Fellowship
We are excited that you have decided to apply to join the 2019 Cohort of the School Systems Leaders Fellowship (SSLF). We strive to create a process that is rigorous, fair, and inspiring, as well as manageable and efficient, given the demanding day-to-day lives of our applicants.
This initial application provides us critical information about you, your experiences, your passion for systems leadership, and the skills you have developed over the course of your career. If at any point you have questions about applying to the Fellowship, please do not hesitate to reach out.
Looking Ahead at the Application Process:
Early Deadline: Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:59PM PST.
Final Deadline: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 11:59PM PST.
Early deadline applicants can expect to hear back regarding the status of their applications in mid-to-late February.
Final deadline applicants can expect to hear back regarding the status of their applications by early March.
Applicants who are selected to move forward in the process will be invited to participate in a virtual interview that will take place in mid-March, complete one or more online performance assessments, and provide reference information.
Selected applicants will move forward to the culminating in-person selection event, tentatively scheduled for April 24th, 2019 in New York City. SSLF will cover all travel expenses for candidates invited to the final selection event. We encourage all applicants to hold April 24th, 2019 on their calendars for this final selection event. All non-local candidates are strongly encouraged to hold April 23rd and 25th for travel days.
Overview of the Application
You may download a preview (.PDF) of the entire application here, prior to beginning the application at the link below. A fully completed application will consist of the following:
Part I – Personal Information
Part 2 – Background & Professional Work Experience
Part 3 – Resume & Application Questions
You will be asked to upload your resume in either PDF or DOC format.
You will be asked to submit responses to three essay-style application questions.
Instructions for Completing the Application
To submit each of these components, please click “Begin Application” below and enter your information in the appropriate fields. You may save and exit the application and return to it at a later time before the application deadline.
Email communication regarding the status of your application will be sent to the preferred email address you indicate on your application form. Please be sure to check this email address regularly.
Questions and Technical Difficulties
If you experience any technical difficulties or have any questions about the School Systems Leaders Fellowship, please email us. You may also learn more on our website.