Congratulations! You have been nominated for the JPEF School Leadership Initiative Residency 

You have been nominated to participate in the Jacksonville Public Education Fund's School Leadership Initiative Summer Residency, a four-day immersive learning experience for principals in Title I elementary schools. Thirty Title 1 elementary school principals were selected based on a data-driven selection process in partnership with Duval County Public Schools Chief of Schools Office.

As a resident, principals will be eligible to apply for one of 12 Founders’ Fellowships, a three-year experience including $10,000 in funding and executive coaching support.

Over four days of immersive virtual learning, principals from traditional public schools and public charter schools will come together to learn from nationally renowned experts in leadership and school quality. The Residency will take place through all-day virtual sessions on July 8, 13, 15, and 20, from 9 AM - 2:30 PM.

Principals who complete the residency will be eligible to apply for one of four Founders Fellowships in the JPEF School Leadership Initiative. Fellowships allow principals to access high-caliber coaching and $10,000 in grant funding to use over three years.

What You'll Learn

JPEF believes that great schools can only exist with great leaders and high-quality teachers. The School Leadership Initiative Residency will support school leaders in making their summer planning more impactful to address the needs of their staff, students, and families. School leaders will join with national and local education experts to explore:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on urban schools and how to be prepared for future outbreaks
  • Human Capital Strategies that can be prioritized to enhance teacher recruitment, teacher capacity
    building, and teacher retention in their buildings
  • Change Management Strategies that Support School Transformation and Improved Culture and
  • Culturally Responsive Practices that are implemented in urban school districts to improve
    professional development, school improvement planning, and student’s learning and development
    in Title I Schools

Accept your nomination by June 22.

Guest Speakers

Michael Moore, Urban Schools Human Capital Academy
Dr. Anthony Muhammad, New Frontier 21
Dr. Colin Rose, Black Prints Consulting, Former Assistant Superintendent of Boston Public Schools


Upcoming Event

Applications Due for the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

  • Date: Sunday, Feb 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:59PM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Online Application
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