2023-2024 TEA Teacher Leadership Fellowship

Date:  February 9, 2023
Subject: 2023-2024 TEA Teacher Leadership Fellowship
Category: Information
Next Steps:  Nominate teachers for the fellowship by March 6, 2023; distribute to teachers to apply by March 20, 2023


TEA 2023-2024 Teacher Leadership Fellowship Overview  

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) Teacher Leadership Fellowship (TLF) is a highly selective yearlong fellowship designed to strengthen teacher leadership pathways at the state-level and increase meaningful opportunities for teachers to shape the profession.  


The TLF will meet monthly from June 2023-June 2024, and fellows will have the opportunity to continue their fellowship for a second year. Teachers in the fellowship will develop their leadership skills, collaborate with educators across the state, and provide timely input to TEA staff on state-level initiatives and programs.

Application Process

Local educational agency (LEA) administrators should submit a Teacher Leadership Fellowship nomination form no later than Monday, March 6th to recommend teachers that demonstrate strong leadership and have a proven track record of improving outcomes for students.  

Teachers interested in the fellowship should submit their Teacher Leadership Fellowship application by Monday, March 20th. To be eligible for the program, teacher applicants must be currently serving as a teacher of record, have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and plan to remain in a classroom teaching role for the 2023-2024 school year. Information regarding the selection timeline can be found below.  

Date Event
February 6th - March 20th   Application Window
March 28th  1st Round Notifications  
April 3rd - 14th Teacher Candidate Interview 
April 20th - 26th  Reference Checks  
May 1st Notification of Selection 
June 15th  Program Launch  

Please reach out to Kyla Jaramillo with any questions.