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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to serve in the national education arena. Fellows spend eleven months working in Federal agencies or in U.S. Congressional offices, applying their extensive knowledge and classroom experiences to national education program and/or education policy efforts. At the end of the Fellowship, educators are equipped with access to a national network of education leaders and programs, a better understanding of the challenges and possibilities in STEM education, and a renewed passion for teaching, ready to make significant contributions to the educational community.
Must have a minimum of five years of full-time classroom teaching experience. Must have been teaching full-time in a public or private elementary or secondary school for at least five of the last seven years within a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline. Must currently hold a full-time teaching position in a public or private elementary or secondary school or school district in the United States. See the main website for full requirements.
Audience Faculty
duration 11 months
Timeframe Fellowship begins on the third Monday in August with the initial program orientation and continues for an eleven month period
Location Federal agencies or U.S. Congressional offices
Sponsored By Department of Energy logo
Upcoming Deadlines
Application Deadline — November 14, 2024 at 8 PM ET.