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Become a C2 teacher facilitator
Are you an experienced, effective teacher who has successfully implemented Common Core in your classroom?
Do you enjoy facilitating adult learning?
Apply to be a C2 facilitator for the Fall 2014! - Start your APPLICATION!
The C2 Initiative is a teacher-led professional learning series that brings teachers together to collaboratively learn from each other about the Common Core. Implementing the Common Core State Standards represents a significant instructional shift for teachers and students alike, and requires opportunities for meaningful, continuous professional learning that reaches across schools and districts. The Initiative was founded on the premise that empowering exceptional teachers, and leveraging their expertise in Common Core implementation, is integral to ensuring a smooth transition for our nation. In the 2013-14 pilot, 93% of teachers reported that their understanding of the Common Core improved and 97% of teachers said that they would recommend C2 to their colleagues!
The C2 Initiative allows teachers to:
- Connect with highly motivated peers;
- Learn about Common Core instructional shifts and best practices to promote student learning and achievement;
- Network and collaborate weekly during five-week courses
C2 teacher facilitators:
- Improve leadership skills in facilitating adult learning
- Increase impact on urban students while remaining in the classroom
- Lead collaboration among a group of their peers
- Earn a stipend in addition to teaching salary
The process is designed to be a fair and comprehensive assessment of a teacher’s readiness to be a successful C2 teacher facilitator.
Step 1 - Written Application
The written application asks about your experience implementing Common Core in your classroom as well as your leadership and facilitation skills.
Step 2 - Performance Task
The second step of the application process requires a mock C2 Initiative session plan. Applicants who advance to this stage will create and submit a session plan prior to the interview day.
Step 3 - Interview Day
The third step of the application process is the interview day. Applicants invited to the interview day will participate in a group interview where they will present a portion of their mock session plan and an individual interview.
Step 4 - Notification of Selection and Assignment
Upon successful completion of the first three steps of the selection process, applicants will be notified whether they have been selected to become a C2 Initiative teacher facilitator.
Fall 2014 Application and Series Timeline
Deadline: Sunday, August 10th
Interviews: Evenings of Wednesday, August 20th – Thursday, August 21st
Facilitator Training: Evenings of Wednesday, August 27th and Wednesday, September 3rd
Course 1: Evening of Wednesday, September 17th – Wednesday, October 15th
Mid-semester facilitator meeting: Evening of Wednesday, October 22nd
Course 2: Evening of Wednesday, November 5th – Wednesday, December 10th
Click here to start your APPLICATION!
Questions? Email Michael Savoy at firstname.lastname@example.org