2021-22

Principal Fellowship Program

Building a community of support to create schools grounded in justice, love, joy, creativity, and anti-racism.

The 2021-22 Principal Fellowship will support 10 outstanding Baltimore City Public Schools principals in developing an action plan that utilizes the arts for school-wide improvement.

The 12-session program kicks off in June 2021—in person (if possible)! Early Bird applications are due April 6. Final deadline to apply: April 23.

The Fellowship, which includes 12 group sessions and additional 1:1 meetings with mentors, supports a select group of outstanding principals as they:

CONNECT

John Iampieri VI

Connect to a community of learning and care that prioritizes mental health and self care.

UNDERSTAND

Arts Empowered Minds Inititative

Understand the latest research on the impact of the arts on school culture, student academic achievement, social emotional development, and social change.

RECEIVE

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Receive a $500 honorarium and up to $3,000 in funding to help implement a plan of action and learn about additional private and public grant funds available to support plans.

LEARN

YA artist TAHIRA and Mrs. Amy Goodman from North County High School developed a lesson on Algebraic Functions and Storytelling through the Teaching Artist Institute.

Learn how integrating the arts into the curriculum can foster whole child development while fueling academic achievement.

HEAR

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Hear from other principals who have found ways to address administrative barriers to expanding the arts in school, such as staffing, professional development, creating time to plan, and evaluation.

ACCESS

Wombwork Productions

Access paid professional development opportunities for your teachers and free summer learning opportunities for students.

DISCOVER

Bloomberg Arts Internship Baltimore

Discover the valuable arts and arts integration resources of local cultural institutions.

DEVELOP

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Develop an arts-based action plan with 1:1 coaching, guidance, and support from a highly qualified mentor who has experience and/or knowledge using the arts and arts integration as a lever for school change.

The Fellowship, which includes 12 group sessions and additional 1:1 meetings with mentors, supports a select group of outstanding principals as they:

CONNECT

John Iampieri VI

Connect to a community of learning and care that prioritizes mental health and self care.

RECEIVE

weight-bearing

Receive a $500 honorarium and up to $3,000 in funding to help implement a plan of action and learn about additional private and public grant funds available to support plans.

HEAR

SALA-Exceeds-Expectations-in-Supporting-Academic-and-Social-Emotional-Growth

Hear from other principals who have found ways to address administrative barriers to expanding the arts in school, such as staffing, professional development, creating time to plan, and evaluation.

DISCOVER

Bloomberg Arts Internship Baltimore

Discover the valuable arts and arts integration resources of local cultural institutions.

UNDERSTAND

Arts Empowered Minds Inititative

Understand the latest research on the impact of the arts on school culture, student academic achievement, social emotional development, and social change.

LEARN

YA artist TAHIRA and Mrs. Amy Goodman from North County High School developed a lesson on Algebraic Functions and Storytelling through the Teaching Artist Institute.

Learn how integrating the arts into the curriculum can foster whole child development while fueling academic achievement.

ACCESS

Wombwork Productions

Access paid professional development opportunities for your teachers and free summer learning opportunities for students.

DEVELOP

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Develop an arts-based action plan with 1:1 coaching, guidance, and support from a highly qualified mentor who has experience and/or knowledge using the arts and arts integration as a lever for school change.

Who is the fellowship for?

The Fellowship is limited to ten Baltimore City Public Schools principals. Principals must apply and will be selected based on their commitment to the program and their aspiration to use the arts to build a positive school climate that advances student wholeness and/or to improve academic instruction. Principals leading schools in areas that have been identified as opportunity deserts through the City Schools equity mapping will be given priority.

What is the compensation?

Principals will receive a $500 honorarium and up to $3,000 in funding to help implement a plan of action and learn about additional private and public grant funds available to support plans.

What is the time commitment?

Early Bird applications are due April 6. Final deadline to apply: April 23.

Principal Fellowship Program Partner