In the fellowship, there are 3 stages. In each stage, the fellow will gain skills and practice in Leadership Development, School Design, and School Launch. And, in conjunction with Moonshot, you decide if you are ready for the next stage of the fellowship!



Assess leadership readiness. Engage families and communities in the design of school.  Explore new models of school and develop preliminary design. Visit school models for inspiration.  Understand fundamentals of launching a school.  Connect with dozens of local and national education leaders.  Part-Time, Fall



Develop knowledge and skill in areas of management and leadership. Pilot school model and refine design in conjunction with target community. Understand and begin school launcher fundamentals. Part-Time, Spring



Refine individual leadership areas and ensure readiness. Ensure details of educational program and ways to revise it are set. Ensure school launcher foundation is built sufficiently to write a successful charter application.  Submit charter application, or equivalent.  Board development, fundraising, and other “nuts and bolts” necessary to open new schools.  Full-Time, Summer/Fall

School Launcher Fellowship 2018




Applications for Cohort 2 will open in Spring 2018 – download the full PDF for more information and stay tuned!







School Launcher Fellowship 2018




View the program from our 2017 Moonshot School Launcher Fellowship Showcase