KIPP is looking for applicants for its seventh KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF), a six-month program designed for senior leaders of public-school districts, charter school systems, and leadership training organizations to provide intensive training on KIPP’s leadership development model.
Having the opportunity to intern in DC with KIPP’s unyielding support meant the world to me and I know the experiences and skills that I gained working in Congress will make an incredible difference in my personal and professional life going forward.
D’Anza Smith is preparing to open a middle school next fall in Los Angeles. She shares her vision for the school and how she plans to make sure students experience all the rich learning experiences that Los Angeles has to offer.
Shawn Bender is preparing to open an elementary school next fall: KIPP Pleasant Grove Elementary. He shares his vision for the school and how he plans to nurture all different kinds of learning styles through an arts-infused curriculum.
Sam Routhier, a World History teacher at KIPP NYC College Prep, started his teaching career wondering how to engage his students. Now in his ninth year of teaching, he reflects on the lessons he’s learned along the way and why he still loves taking his students to The Met.
In the age of #BlackLivesMatter, Fisher Fellow Alaina Chipman shares how she’ll help prepare students to be citizens who are successful beyond the classroom walls.
Towana Pierre-Floyd shares her vision for the school she plans to open next fall: Early College Academy at KIPP Renaissance High School. She reflects on travel experiences that shaped her, and looks forward to leading a school where students focus on values like excellence, global perspective and self-identity.