The application for 2023 Vanguard Teachers will open September 18, 2023 and close on November 10, 2023.
All applicants will be notified of their status in January 2024.
A committee will evaluate each applicant based on the Rubric Criteria:
Ed Tech Philosophy & Implementation
Professional Learning Experience
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?
Completed at least 2 years of teaching experience before submitting application (does not need to be in FCPS)
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
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