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 $9,000* in annual funding
for professional development,
classroom materials and stipends.
* Reflects financial support offered in past years; subject to change annually. 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 400 teachers who support one another in their efforts to improve education.
To be eligible for a 2020 Knowles Teaching Fellowship, individuals must:
Read Why New Teachers Should Apply for a Knowles Fellowship
"The Knowles community is incredibly supportive and its helped me access resources—both people and otherwise—that has helped me grow as a science teacher."
"The Knowles Fellowship changed my life. It introduced me to people who were extremely intelligent, thought deeply, and really challenged me to think about who I am as a teacher and what I want my classroom to look like. Without the Knowles Fellowship, I wouldn’t be the teacher leader I am today."