The Mosaic Fellowship Application
The Mosaic Fellowship is an initiative of the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition and Conexión Américas. We seek individuals who are exceptional leaders in the public, nonprofit and/or private sectors who have achieved success in creating or leading organizations aimed at improving public education for underserved communities in Tennessee.

Due date for all applications: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5 p.m. CST


-An innovative mindset and track record, with a bias toward action and a sense of urgency;
-A significant track record of extraordinary commitment and results ensuring educational opportunity for all children;
-Demonstrated potential for even greater leadership; and,
-A breadth of experience and level of maturity that will enable them to contribute effectively to the seminar experience – including an ability to listen to and learn from their peers.
-Be seasoned enough to reflect meaningfully on leadership. Candidates should have experience with significant professional responsibility.

Additionally, applicants must live and work in Tennessee.


-Have weathered challenges, either professionally or personally, and demonstrated tenacity, perseverance, and maturity.
-Be creative problem solvers. We are looking for action-oriented leaders who can think beyond traditional boundaries and who have a track record of success.
-Be committed and ready for greater leadership and impact. We are looking for candidates who have reached, or are nearing, a career inflection point and are seeking to deepen or broaden their leadership.
-Be willing to come to the table fully open and engaged. Candidates need to be fully present and authentic, to share personal perspectives, and to listen to differing points of view with an open mind and heart.

We strive for diversity in each cohort of Mosaic Fellows, and seek nominees from diverse backgrounds including, but not limited to: sector, ethnicity, race, religion, socio-economic background, gender, geography, sexual orientation, and political perspective.

While the majority of our Fellows will come directly from the education field, we recognize we work in a complicated ecosystem and invite leaders from related fields like community development, youth development, community organizing, or juvenile justice to apply.

Dates of Mosaic Fellowship Seminars
(Attendance is required at all four seminars)

Opening Session: November 8 - 11, 2018
Session Two: February 21-24, 2019
Session Three: April 4-7, 2019
Closing Session: September 12-15, 2019

There is no cost to participate in the Mosaic Fellowship, beyond incidental expenses incurred.

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