Wesleyan + National Education Equity Teaching Fellow


Wesleyan University + National Education Equity Teaching Fellow

Spring Semester 2023 Opportunity


Wesleyan University and the National Education Equity Lab are partnering to offer Wesleyan college courses to Title 1 or Title 1 eligible high schools across the country. During the spring 2023 semester, we will be offering PSYC105 (Introduction to Psychology) composed of digital projects that help students learn about the field of psychology. With your help, students from our nation’s most underserved communities can gain access to a rigorous college course and have the opportunity to earn pre-college credit and build college confidence. As a Wesleyan University and National Education Equity Teaching Fellow you will engage students in synchronous discussions, grade student work, drive student success, and be part of a national community working to advance education equity.

Essential Responsibilities (approximately 10 hours per week)

  • Host weekly 45-minute synchronous discussion sessions via Zoom to enhance students’ engagement with course content, expose them to college-level seminar-style discussions, and help improve their analytical skills.
  • Grade and provide feedback on student
  • Participate in weekly course team check-ins to share learnings, successes, and
  • Answer course content questions, as

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Commitment to directly advancing education equity for scholars in underserved
  • Excellent engagement, team-building, and communications
  • Ability to excel in changing or challenging
  • Content knowledge and/or coursework in a related
  • Commitment to provide consistent support to
  • Interest in distance learning challenges and
  • Prior teaching experience is a plus, with preference given to those who have experience working with high-school students.
  • We seek a diverse pool of TFs that reflect the backgrounds of our high school We encourage BIPOC, all genders, first-generation college students, immigrants including undocumented and DACAmented, and those who have navigated poverty and other challenges to apply.


Compensation and Benefits

  • The baseline student to TF ratio will be approximately 15 students per
  • Awarded the distinction of National Education Equity Teaching Fellow, with opportunities to contribute to the National Ed Equity Lab learning community, and connect with academic, and education, and racial justice leaders from across the nation.


To Apply


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