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Happy Holidays from EP

Happy Holidays! From our network to yours, we wish you a season of community connections, authentic conversations, and continued inspiration for the work and impact to come. 2018 marked the 15th anniversary of EP’s founding, and we celebrated successes and accomplishments as we looked ahead to our next chapter. See more of EP’s 2018 impact highlights here. Thank you for your ongoing support of Education Pioneers. We wish you all the best in 2019 – and look forward to another year of partnership in service of equity and excellence for students. With gratitude, The Education Pioneers Team

Impact Highlights from 2018

2018 was a momentous year for EP. Beyond EP’s first CEO transition, our milestones included some big ones: starting in January with the launch of our newest program, the Impact Fellowship, and continuing with celebrations of our 15th anniversary and growth of our network to 4,000+ Pioneers this summer. I’m incredibly proud of the progress we made as an organization this year.
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EP’s First Cohort of Impact Fellows Kicks Off

Ten months ago, we announced the newest EP Fellowship program: the Impact Fellowship , a leadership development program targeted at exceptional data analysts and strategic project managers. This fall, we’re thrilled to welcome 45 Impact Fellows across the country, who all began their local programming in October. Over the next 10 months, Impact Fellows will be leading critical complex projects at their placements with local education organizations. Alongside their cohorts, they’ll build their understanding of the K-12 education system at the national and local levels, and they’ll be exposed...
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Now Open: 2019 Summer Fellowship Application

Applications are now open for the 2019 Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship! Apply now for our Summer Fellowship and gain meaningful education leadership experience through high-impact work and professional development. Before you submit your application, make sure you check out four ways to ace your app! In October and November, join EP staff for exclusive live webinars that feature people like you who went through the Fellowship, giving you the opportunity to speak with Alumni about what makes the EP Summer Fellowship a career-changing experience. (Nine out of 10 EP Alumni believe their...
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Bay Area Alumni and Champions Celebrate Scott Morgan

It started with an idea fueled by passion and people. Fifteen years later, Scott's vision of Education Pioneers continues to catalyze a network of thousands of Fellows, Alumni, Partners, and champions to make the education sector more equitable through leadership. Alumni and champions in the Bay Area gathered to thank Scott for 15 years of leadership and impact . (L - R: Brendan Cullen - early EP staff member; Gale Mondry - Chair of EP's Board of Directors; Melissa Wu - CEO of EP; Scott Morgan - Founder of EP; Doran Morgan, Scott's wife; Alexandra Bernadotte - EP Alumna, 2007; Jeff Kang - EP...
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EP’s Next Chapter & New CEO

I have some big news to share with our Education Pioneers (EP) community: After nearly 15 years as EP’s Founder and CEO, I’ve decided the time is right for me to step down and pass the torch to a new CEO. My last day at EP will be June 30. Who's next to lead EP? I’m thrilled to announce our Board of Directors unanimously selected Melissa Wu , EP’s current Chief Program Officer, as the next CEO. Read the full press release here. Founding and leading EP has been a great privilege. I’ve been fortunate to work alongside thousands of extraordinary Fellows, Alumni, Partners, and champions united in...
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Advancing Equity in Education: Education Pioneers’ Impact Fellowship

In this Q&A with two Education Pioneers leaders — Melissa Wu , Chief Program Officer and Sara Guderyahn , Vice President, Partner Strategy and Engagement — we dive into why EP has launched the Impact Fellowship and its vision to accelerate educational excellence and equity for all students. Editorial note: Melissa Wu became CEO of Education Pioneers in June 2018 . EP: Let’s dive in. What is the Impact Fellowship? Melissa Wu (MW) : The Impact Fellowship is an opportunity for aspiring changemakers to support equitable educational opportunities for all students while they grow as a leader...

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