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The InSPIRED* Fellowship

Applications close at 11:59 pm EST on Friday, September 20th, 2019. Apply today!

InSPIRED Fellows are In-Service Professionals who are committed to Increasing the Racial and Ethnic Diversity of our teacher workforce by recruiting students and young adults from target communities at the high school, community college or undergraduate level into the teaching profession. This Fellowship is designed around two goals:

  • Increase the diversity of the teaching workforce in Massachusetts and

  • Increase the retention rates of current educators committed to a culturally responsive and diverse workforce.

This highly-selective opportunity is for current educators with close connections to their school-communities and the ability to connect with students in target districts, to recruit the next generation of culturally responsive, diverse and effective teachers. These connections may exist for a variety of reasons, including, for instance: growing up in the district, being a fluent speaker of the predominant in-home language of many of the students in that community, or being a first-generation college student.

Educators in these the following target districts are strongly encouraged to apply: Boston, Brockton, Chelsea, Everett, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Randolph, Revere, Springfield, and Worcester.

The Fellowship will run from October – June 2020. Fellows will have touchpoints with at least 100 students from the target districts and receive a stipend of $1,500 for their time.

Please reach out to EducatorDevelopment@doe.mas.edu with any questions.

Click here to view a pdf of the application. Applicants must apply online via the link above to be considered.

*InSPIRED Fellows: In-Service Professionals Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity

 
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