NSFA’s School Founders Program and Aspiring Leaders Program are two initiatives that are helping to create a network of innovative, high-performing schools across the state.
School Founders Program
The School Founders Program is designed for experienced educators and entrepreneurs who want to start new, innovative public schools in Alabama. The program provides selected school founders with funding, training, and support to help them launch their schools and create sustainable models of excellence.
Selected school founders receive up to $ 1.5 million in seed funding to help them get their schools off the ground. This funding can be used for a variety of purposes, including hiring staff, purchasing equipment, and leasing facilities. In addition to funding, school founders receive intensive training and ongoing support from New Schools for Alabama's team of experts in areas such as curriculum design, financial management, and leadership development.
Aspiring Leaders Program
The Aspiring Leaders Program is designed for individuals who are passionate about education and want to become school leaders in Alabama. The program provides selected aspiring leaders with training and support to help them develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in leadership roles.
Selected aspiring leaders participate in a year-long program that includes intensive training, coaching, and mentoring from experienced educators and school leaders. They also have the opportunity to observe high-performing schools, gaining valuable experience and insights into effective educational practices.
NSFA’s School Founders Program and Aspiring Leaders Program are two initiatives that are helping to create a network of innovative, high-performing public charter schools in Alabama. By providing funding, training, and support to school founders and aspiring leaders, these programs are helping to improve education outcomes and create more opportunities for students across the state. If you're passionate about education and want to make a difference in Alabama's public schools, consider applying to one of these programs today. For more information, click here.