Last month, Jonathon Medeiros MA '02 was selected as a Hawaii State Teacher Fellow with Hope Street Group, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunity and prosperity in America. Jonathon's full bio is available here.
Jonathon was one of 17 outstanding teachers selected from a pool of highly competitive candidates to help elevate teacher voice and improve student learning outcomes in the state of Hawaii.
Hope Street Group State Teacher Fellows have the unique opportunity and responsibility to learn, lead, and act as ambassadors to transform the teaching profession. They champion innovative policy solutions, encourage teacher growth and collaboration, share teacher ideas and perspectives, and meet with community leaders to inspire real change in their own communities at a national decision-making levels.
You can read more about the selection of this inaugural class of Hawaii State Teacher Fellows in this press release, which was published by the Hawaii Dept. of Education. A more detailed summary of the fellowship is also available here.