Science Leadership Initiative


Applications have closed.

The current application round closed on May 23. 


The Science Leadership School Partners Program is open to Chicago-area elementary and middle schools (grades K-8) that will:

  • Nominate a demonstrated Teacher Leader in science who will facilitate and manage this program and the school site.
  • Prioritize the time requirements for this program in the school's yearlong planning calendar.
  • Both administrator and Teacher Leader read and agree on requirements, supports and benefits of the program.
  • Administrator fills out application.
  • Teacher Leader fills out application.
  • Administrator and teacher leader participate in a phone interview with MSI staff, scheduled by MSI after all application documents are submitted.

The Science Leadership Initiative is made possible in part by The Davee Foundation and the Polk Bros. Foundation.