We do not require a minimum number of years of experience in order to be considered for the Fellowship. However, Fellows from the first three cohorts have an average of 15 years work experience with a range of corps years from 1990 through 2008.
We are looking for highly capable individuals who have a track record of improving student achievement outcomes, experience managing adults, and a strong vision and motivation to become a school systems leader who are aligned with Teach For America's core values.
View our selection competencies (PDF).
Find out more about who we’re looking for in the eligibility tab.