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The UP Education Network is a nonprofit school management organization that oversees in-district school turnaround in Massachusetts. Recruitment of talented, mission-oriented educators is critical for the organization’s success as it works to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools. One of the organization’s key leaders in recruiting new talent is Tarah Mohika, who took a manager position with the UP Education Network’s recruitment team in 2013. Tarah’s supervisor at the time, Victoria Lautsch, encouraged her to participate in Education Pioneers’ Visiting Fellowship ...
Terrell Garrett was an Education Pioneers Visiting Fellow in 2016. Of his EP experience, Terrell says, “It was a breath of fresh air and helped me feel recharged in the work that I do.” Terrell’s mission-critical work with Harlem Village Academies High School helps to support seniors to and through college.
Our work in education on behalf of 50 million young people has never mattered more. Here are nine resources to check out and get up to speed:
The clock is ticking. There less than 12 days until the application deadline of Friday, May 12. To ensure you’re prepped and pumped to apply, here’s a little EP poem for you (which you may or may not want to sing along to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”), which we’ll update daily until May 12:
Editor’s note: In 2015, Education Pioneers assessed a report by Mathematica Policy Research that discussed the challenges of data use in education, how to address those challenges to harness the power of data to better serve students, and the impact of our Pioneers. Today, education organizations continue to make progress in using data, and challenges still persist. Our “ Data Imperative ” findings are relevant today, and we’ve updated and streamlined them here. >> Apply to the Education Pioneers Fellowship by May 12 and help ensure that kids who are growing up in underserved...