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Partnership with Teach for America

Omicron Delta Kappa is excited to announce a one year partnership with Teach for America to help connect local Circles with local Teach for America recruiters. 

Teach For America recruits a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity in low income communities, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community. Teach For America provides intensive training, support, and career development that helps these leaders increase their impact and deepen their understanding of what it takes to close the academic achievement gap. Teach For America fosters a growing movement of leaders, now 33,000 strong, who work at every level of education, policy, and other professions, to ensure that all children can receive an excellent education.   


2013 Development Opportunities


Institute Operations Coordinator

What: Operations Coordinators (OCs) support our corps members and staff at summer institutes across the country.

Compensation: Housing, food, and transportation is provided to all OCs, in addition to hourly pay!

Who’s Eligible: Current college students who are not 2013 corps members

Deadline: Applications are due on January 27, 2013

Learn More and Apply: Learn more about the OC role here and apply now!



Rising Leaders Fellowship

What: The Rising Leaders Fellowship is a diverse, national coalition of student leaders working to expand educational opportunity on campuses and in communities.

Who’s Eligible: Applicants must be undergraduate students during the 2013-2014 school year.  Additionally, applicants must attend school in one of the following regions:

         Southeast: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

         Mid-Atlantic: DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

         Tri-State: New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey

         New England: Massachusetts (Boston area)

         Midwest: Ohio, Western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area), Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Michigan


         All students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are eligible to participate

Deadline: Applications are due on Friday, January 18th

Learn More and Apply: Learn more at the Rising Leaders Fellowship website and apply by clicking here.  Please note that the application is not available on the RLF website.



Lead Now Speaker Series

What: The Lead Now Speaker Series is a series of national, online conversations with leaders who are fundamentally expanding American opportunity through education.

Who’s Eligible: Anyone and everyone can attend a Lead Now event!

Deadline: Registration is currently open.  You must register for each event separately.

Learn More and Register: Click here to register and learn more about each speaker.



Campus Campaign Coordinator

What: Campus Campaign Coordinators (CCCs) will, alongside of TFA recruitment staff, strive to build a movement on campus to address the issue of educational inequity.

Compensation: This role is paid!

Who’s Eligible: Applicants must be undergraduate students during the 2013-2014 school year.

Deadline: While we don’t yet have a deadline for this role, applications will be due in March of 2013.

Learn More: Please complete this survey if you are interested in learning more.  We will email you relevant information as soon as it becomes available.



Recruitment Associate

What: This full-time position will allow you to work behind the scenes and use your strong organizational skills in an effort to maximize the overall quality, diversity, and size of the Teach For America corps.

Compensation: This is a full-time, paid role.

Who’s Eligible: Current college seniors, grad students, and professionals holding a Bachelor’s degree

Deadline: Applications are due on March 13, 2013

Learn More: Learn more and apply at the RA Google site.



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