The Work You'll Do

We seek professionals who are fluent in data and strategy, able to mobilize a team of people toward a common goal, and use data to drive decision-making for the EP Impact Fellowship. You’ll be well positioned to help education organizations transform results for students.

Data-savvy, strategic project managers use their skills to support critical and strategic decision-making, so that together, EP Fellows and organizations can execute consequential and necessary work that increases excellence and equity in education. Click through the spectrum of projects that you could lead as an EP Impact Fellow:

Data Data & Strategy Strategic Project Management Project Management

Organization: KIPP NYC

Role: DATA MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build data tools and dashboards for various audiences

  • Work across multiple information systems (PowerSchool, Salesforce, Naviance, DeansList, ATS, and Schoolzilla) to streamline data and processes

  • Advise and assist staff members in the use of data tools and systems to inform decision-making, provide insight into student and staff performance, and ensure smooth day-to-day school operations

  • Coordinate with the Data team to coordinate logistics for standardized testing, including reporting and analyzing test results

Organization: ACE CHARTER SCHOOL

Role: DATA ANALYST

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze Business Requirements from management and create meaningful data reports to support and drive business objectives

  • Write complete SQL queries, and tune SQL queries for various data requests

  • Build data-driven predictive models for management

  • Create insightful automated dashboards and data visualizations to track key business metrics

Organization: NATIONAL CENTER FOR TEACHER RESIDENCY (NCTR)

Role: DATA AND STRATEGIC SUPPORT FELLOW

Responsibilities:

  • Lead financial consulting work at the organization and with client programs – this is a key strategic initiative to support clients in sustainability planning and execution

  • Collaborate closely with NCTR’s Program Team, work across departments to execute on the organization’s vision for providing financial modeling supports to clients

  • Deliver strategic financial consulting to NCTR’s partner residency programs

  • Utilize NCTR’s Microsoft Excel-based proprietary financial modeling tool

Organization: THE DENVER FOUNDATION

Role: SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE PROJECT MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Review and modify scope of project based on deadlines

  • Establish and track project timelines, priorities, and deliverables

  • Coordinate with staff and partners and have a clear plan to execute the project 

  • Prepare and maintain tracking tools, e.g. Asana

  • Communicate status updates, roadblocks, and needs management team


Pioneer Spotlights

MEGAN WEINSTEIN

EP Alumna, 2015

FELLOWSHIP LOCATION: Memphis

PROJECT: During her fellowship placement, Megan supported Seeding Success—a non-profit in Memphis that collaborates to ensure every child graduates high school prepared for college, career, and success in life—through data-informed policy research and recommendations. In this role, she analyzed data to develop reports and briefs on key topics in local, state, and federal education policy that influenced collaborative work with the school district and local organizations.

IVAN RAHMAN

EP Alumnus, 2015

FELLOWSHIP LOCATION: New York

PROJECT: As an EP Fellow, Ivan established the data department at Coney Island Prep, a K-12 charter school in Brooklyn, NY. There, Ivan created dashboards that centralized, organized, and analyzed the academic and behavior data of nearly 800 students. As a result, 89 teachers and 25 school leaders are now able to easily discern correlations and patterns, and make smarter data-driven decisions to advance student learning.

KIMBERLIN BUTLER

EP Alumnus, 2015

FELLOWSHIP LOCATION: DC Metro Area

PROJECTAs an EP Fellow, Kimberlin served as a relationship manager in the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Innovation and Improvement, where she led strategy and operations as part of a newly launched Place-Based Initiatives Pilot Team (including the Advisory Committee of federal senior political and career leadership), and played an integral role in advancing the White House Community Solutions agenda and driving education collective impact strategies for the Obama Administration.

CALEB FIELDS

EP Alumna, 2014

FELLOWSHIP LOCATION: Denver

PROJECTAs a Fellow, Caleb served as Director of School-Based Operations at STRIVE Prep- Lake Campus, where he coordinated school budget, recruiting, facilities, technology, and district relations. He used his education administrative experience and business training to help provide a school atmosphere that was most conducive for teacher instruction and student learning.