RALEIGH, N.C. – On National Teacher Day, the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is pleased to announce the 27 North Carolina public school educators who have been awarded 2019–20 fellowships. This cohort of K‒12 teachers from across the state were selected from a highly qualified applicant pool of 85 educators following a competitive application process.
The educators represent 16 school districts across the state from Western to Eastern North Carolina and teach a wide range of grade levels from elementary to high school. The teachers are subject matter experts in a variety of disciplines including math, science, English as a Second Language, Language Arts and Social Studies.
“We are excited to announce this newest cohort of teachers leaders and are grateful to the many partners and supporters who make our program possible. Teacher leaders play a critical role in student achievement. We look forward to seeing how these educators will leverage this opportunity to benefit their schools and community,” said Dr. Elaine Franklin, director of the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership.read more