The U.S. Department of Education has announced the opening of applications for the Teaching Ambassador Fellowship at the U.S. Department of Education for the 2010-2011 school year. Currently practicing, state certified Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade public school teachers and instructional specialists/coaches with at least three years of teaching experience are eligible to apply by March 2, 2010. For the 2008-2009 pilot year of the Fellowship program, 20 part-time Classroom Fellows and 5 full-time Washington Fellows are serving as Teaching Ambassador Fellows, learning about and contributing to the national dialogue on education policy. For more information about the 2010-2011 Fellowship application and other opportunities to learn about federal education policy and public resources supporting classroom teaching and learning, visit http://www.ed.gov/programs/teacherfellowship.
Doing What Works
Doing What Works is an exciting website sponsored by the U.S. Department of
Education. It is dedicated to helping educators identify and make use of
effective teaching practices. The
Digital Teacher Workshops can help classroom teachers obtain, understand, and utilize high quality research-based practices with their students.