Knowles Teaching Fellows have access to invaluable resources that help transform new teachers into good teachers who make a difference in the lives of students in their classroom, their school and beyond.
Knowles Teaching Fellows have access to funding
for professional development,
classroom materials and stipends.
* Fellows are eligible for grants, but must request funds.
Coaching & Mentoring
Knowles Teaching Fellows are supported by experienced teachers who assist with a wide range of personal and professional challenges faced by new teachers.
Knowles Teaching Fellows are able to tap into a national network of more than 450 teachers who support one another in their efforts to improve education.
To be eligible for a 2021 Knowles Teaching Fellowship, individuals must:
Read Why New Teachers Should Apply for a Knowles Fellowship
The Knowles Fellowship has been the most impactful experience of my teaching career. From project-based learning to student-centered classroom discussions, the professional development provided by Knowles directly and the outside professional development Knowles funded has allowed me to make major shifts in my pedagogy."
The knowledge I’ve gained through Knowles meetings has helped me grow more in five years than I could have imagined. As much as I thought it wouldn’t be possible my first year, I feel confident in my classroom and as a teacher leader, having an overflowing toolbox filled with opportunities afforded to me through Knowles.”