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Science Leadership Initiative

Requirements, Supports and Benefits

The Science Leadership School Partners Program includes a comprehensive school support package. Teacher Leader facilitation, administrator contribution and cross-disciplinary school team cohesion is needed to actively engage and commit to the process and the time it requires.

Supports and benefits include: 

  • Teacher Leaders enhance their career opportunities and receive a $2,500 stipend for the anticipated 40 hours of work they spend at their school and at work sessions at MSI.
  • A cohort of Teacher Leaders spend time together in work sessions at MSI planning, troubleshooting and supporting one another.
  • A cohort of administrators support each other as they lead science initiatives at the whole-school level.
  • School Partners can reapply and receive supports for up to three consecutive years, including access to the digital database that houses the School Support Tool and manages each school’s information.

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The Science Leadership Initiative is made possible in part by The Davee Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Polk Bros. Foundation.