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2013 Analyst Fellow Susan Gundersen reflects on the recent Analyst Fellowship National Convening in San Francisco, where 85 current Fellows gathered from around the country for three days to address key issues and trends in U.S. public education.

Kendra Racouillat, Education Pioneers' Manager, National Communications, discusses the chance opportunity she had at EP's 10-Year Anniversary last month to speak with Kaya Henderson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools.

Each year, EP Fellows are encouraged to share their Leadership Story with the rest of their cohort. Leadership Stories offer Fellows an opportunity to speak openly and honestly – uninhibited by PowerPoint slides or podiums  – about their passions and strengths, turning points in their careers, big life "aha!" moments, and more. 

Earlier this summer, Isabel Morales, a Graduate School Fellow in the 2013 Los Angeles cohort, told the following Leadership Story. We hope you find it as powerful as we did. 

This video features EP Alumnus and former NFL player Dowayne Davis, Director of Operations and Technology for University Heights Charter School in Newark, NJ.

When Rachel Faust accepted a last-minute invitation to travel to LA to attend a taping of a daily talk show, she figured her trip would consist of just that: watching the show as a member of the live studio audience. Moments before the episode began recording, she learned she would be featured on it.

Read about Rachel's adventure in daytime television and learn more about what motivates her now as as an EP Graduate School Fellow in New York City. 

In this EP original Q&A, 2009 EP Alumnus Andrew Buher, recently named Chief Operating Officer of the New York City Department of Education, discusses his journey – both personal and professional – to one of the top executive positions of the nation's largest school district.

Graduate School Fellow Aaron Massey discusses five lessons he's learned so far with the EP cohort in New Orleans.

In this blog post from Analyst Fellow Jane Patton, she reflects on charters and school choice following her cohort's visit earlier this year to Nashville Prep Charter School, founded by "30 Under 30" honoree Ravi Gupta. 

In April, Education Pioneers co-hosted a reception and presentation featuring American Enterprise Institute's Frederick Hess, in conversation about his book, Cage-Busting Leadership. Read on to learn what he shared.

In this Twitter Q&A with Education Pioneers, Rocketship Education talks about partnering with EP and how EP Fellows are advancing their organization's important work on behalf of their Rocketeers.