EXPRESIón Storytelling fellowship

The Expresión Storytelling Fellowship is a national professional development initiative dedicated to amplifying the narratives of Latinx educators and youth. This program will offer participants an opportunity to cultivate their storytelling skills and co-craft narratives to shape the future of the educational equity and excellence movement. This program is co-led by and facilitated by the Latinx Education Collaborative and Storytellers for Change.

BENEFITS

Join a community of Latinx educators and future education changemakers. The program consists of virtual workshops where fellows will collaborate and build community with a cohort of peers.

Develop your leadership and storytelling skills. By participating in engaging activities and projects, participants will develop storytelling skills, reflect on their leadership journey, and explore their identities.

Shape the future of the narrative change in education. Throughout the program, fellows will have opportunities to contribute their unique voices and experiences towards crafting and sharing stories to shape the future of educational equity.

COMMITMENT

In 2022, the Expresión Storytelling Fellowship will require a 3-month commitment involving the following expectations of the individuals selected for the program.

  • Orientation & Retreat – 3-hour virtual orientation and retreat 
  • Storytelling Sessions Participate in nine 1.5-hour virtual workshops on TBD
  • Coaching Sessions – Participate in two coaching sessions with facilitators from the Latinx Education Collaborative and Storytellers for Change. Coaching sessions will be scheduled individually. 
  • Recorded Interview – Participate in a 1 hour recorded interview to share your experience and feedback. Interviews will be scheduled individually.
  • Self-Paced Course – Additional time to complete readings and workshop activities (3 hours per week). 

ELIGIBILITY

Latinx college students who are interested in becoming an educator, working in the education field, and/or contributing to the movement for educational equity and excellence. Currently, the program is engaging Latinx college students located in Kansas and Missouri.

Latinx college students who are interested in becoming an educator, working in the education field, and/or contributing to the movement for educational equity and excellence. Currently, the program is engaging Latinx college students located in Kansas and Missouri.

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