The application for 2021 Vanguard Teachers will open October 12, 2020 and close on November 13, 2020.

All applicants will be notified of their status in January 2021.

Recommendation Form (must be completed by your current Principal)

Selection Process

  • A committee will evaluate each applicant based on the Rubric Criteria:

    • Ed Tech Philosophy & Implementation

    • Professional Learning Experience

    • Leadership Experiences

    • Evidence of Effectiveness

  • Final decisions will be made based on the goal to build communities of practice and meet the strategic goals of FCPS.

Do I Qualify?

Minimum Qualifications

    • Demonstrates use of technology to enhance classroom learning, showing evidence of modification and redefinition

    • Demonstrates strong pedagogy and content knowledge

    • Demonstrates leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills

    • Exhibits strong communication skills

    • Maintains positive community relationships

Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrates understanding of personalized learning

    • Has coaching/mentoring experience

    • Has experience preparing and delivering professional learning

    • Seeks and attends professional development opportunities in the area of personalized learning, meeting the needs of the 21st-century learner, technology integration, etc.

    • Uses technology as a vehicle to provide students with access to just-in-time direct instruction, voice and choice, flexible pacing, etc.

    • Has experience as a teacher leader