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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Fellowship Year

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Deadline for applying is Nov. 15, 2018, at 8 p.m. EST

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Education Fellowship Program provides
a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology,
engineering and mathematics educators to serve 11 months in a federal
agency or U.S. Congressional office. Einstein Fellows bring their
extensive classroom knowledge and experience to their host offices to
inform federal STEM education efforts.

Previous Einstein Fellows have:

  • Designed and implemented national STEM education programs.
  • Built partnerships among federal agencies.
  • Drafted legislation seeking to improve U.S. K-12 education and teacher
    preparation.
  • Evaluated national STEM programs centered on school reform.
  • Designed and deployed digital and online learning tools for students
    and teachers.

To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens who currently are
employed full time in a U.S. public or private elementary or secondary
school or school district. Applicants must have been teaching full time
in a public or private elementary or secondary school for at least five
of the last seven years in a STEM discipline.

Program applications must be submitted by Nov. 15, 2018, at 8 p.m. EST
through the online
application system
.

Current sponsoring agencies include the U.S. Department of Energy, the
National Science Foundation, the Library of Congress and the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration. In addition to sponsoring
placements at DOE headquarters, DOE sponsors up to five placements in
U.S. Congressional offices.

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Education Fellowship Program is
managed by the DOE Office of Science's Office of Workforce Development
for Teachers and Scientists in collaboration with the sponsoring
agencies and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.

Additional information about the program, including eligibility
requirements, program benefits, application requirements and access to
the online application system may be found at http://science.energy.gov/wdts/einstein.

Please direct inquiries about the Albert Einstein Distinguished
Education Fellowship Program to sc.einstein@science.doe.gov.

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