Louisiana Educator Advocacy Development Fellowship



Applications for the LEAD 18 Fellowship are now closed. Please continue to check this page for your next opportunity to apply.

 The Louisiana Educator Advocacy Development (LEAD) Fellowship is searching for Louisiana Educators who are looking to take their advocacy efforts to the next level through a structured eight-month long program that will empower participants to elevate their voices as advocates for all students.

Applications for the 2018 LEAD Fellowship are now closed. This year’s class will study three high-impact policy areas: 

  • Early learning

  • Post-secondary success

  • Teacher leadership

Fellows will again participate in digital engagement as well as meaningful advocacy opportunities without having to leave their classroom. What’s more, Fellows will have access to high-quality professional development opportunities and classroom resources through Fellowship mini grants.

All education practitioners are eligible to apply, whether you're a principal, teacher, administrator, resident/student teacher, and/or counselor.



The LEAD Fellowship provides educators with opportunities to engage with local and state policy makers, earn professional development credits. The best part about the LEAD Fellowship is that it doesn't take you "out of your classroom" - because the fellowship is designed to meet you where you are as a teacher, you can complete the entire fellowship without having to take a day off from your classroom! 

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