We request that nominees are notified of and agree to this nomination. Mosaic Fellows are exceptional leaders of color 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.
The Mosaic Fellowship is designed for leaders who bring diverse voices that are currently underrepresented inthe education reform movement and who have the potential to shape and lead the next phase of the movement for an excellent education for all students in Tennessee.
CHARACTERISTICS OF MOSAIC FELLOWS
-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 at least six years of experience with significant professional responsibility.
Additionally, nominees must live and work in Tennessee.
EXPERIENCE OF MOSAIC FELLOWS
-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.