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A+ Schools is Recruiting New A+ Fellows

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ARTIST FELLOWSHIP

Who are the A+ Fellows?

  • A+ Fellows conduct the professional development for A+ schools and partner organizations.
  • A+ Fellows are active practitioners who include PK-12 classroom teachers, arts and other special area teachers, administrators, college professors, teaching artists, and practicing artists from all disciplines.
  • A+ Fellows complete a one-year paid apprenticeship before becoming an A+ Fellow. 
  • A+ Fellows are paid as consultants and work part-time based on school needs and Fellow’s availability. 

Who are A+ Schools Looking for?

A+ Fellows are looking for potential A+ Fellows with:

  • An understanding of the arts in education, school culture, and teaching best practices
  • Knowledge of and experience in at least one of the following: the arts in education; arts integration within an art form or in a non-arts content area; curriculum design, assessment, and instructional practice; leadership and team development
  • Demonstrated facilitation and presenting skills for adult groups, including strong oral communication and active listening skills
  • Understanding of and experience with the creative process
  • A collaborative spirit

A+ Schools are especially seeking:

  • Potential A+ Fellows of color
  • Potential A+ Fellows who are available to work during the school day

Recruitment Timeline

The recruitment process is now open. Interest potential A+ Fellows should register for one of three informational sessions by January 31, 2023. 

  • February 9, 2023 5-7 PM in Charlotte
  • February 16, 2023 5-7 PM in Fayetteville
  • February 18, 2023 1-3 PM in Raleigh

See the full recruitment timelines and deadlines here

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For more information:

Jennifer Huggins, A+ Schools Program Coordinator
jennifer.huggins@ncdcr.gov

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