Fellows commit to a full time fellowship and receive a salary of $50,000 with benefits. Eligible applicants are current or experienced teachers, administrators, or instructional leaders who have at least five years experience and who wish to establish community-led schools or establish BIE Grant schools, with the focus of serving the needs of Indigenous students.

In addition, applicants must:

  • Meet all NACA employment and fellowship requirements.

  • Demonstrate an authentic commitment to community-led school design.

  • Possess strong organizational skills, verbal skills, critical thinking skills, and writing skills.

  • Have a solid understanding of data use to inform decision-making and instruction.

  • Be willing to travel frequently to Albuquerque, New Mexico and visit other model-schools throughout the U.S. for required trainings and events.

How to Apply

There are two ways to apply:

  1. If you are able to complete the below application in one sitting, please do so and then email your resume/curriculum vitae (CV) to alan@nacainspiredschoolsnetwork.org.

  2. Alternatively, if you need more time to review the questions, download the application in Word form, complete your responses there and then return to this page and copy and paste those responses into the appropriate spaces. Don't forget to email your resume/curriculum vitae (CV) to alan@nacainspiredschoolsnetwork.org.

Application Deadline: The 2019 Application deadline is now open. Deadline: March 15, 2019. 

Applicants will be notified thereafter and interview dates will be scheduled with well qualified individuals.

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*As part of the NISN residency, you attend events, meetings, and other opportunities with NACA and other schools on a regular basis (approximately 1-3 times/month).