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Week of October 3rd, 2016

Reach is hiring!

The Reach Institute for School Leadership is seeking a committed and qualified candidate for a Development Manager. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to We will accept resumes and cover letters until the position is filled. No phone calls please. 

The Reach Institute for School Leadership is seeking a committed and qualified candidate for  an Administrative Associate Position. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to We will accept resumes and cover letters until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Priority Application Deadline: October, 10th 2016. This position begins October, 24th 2016.
Click here to learn more about the Development Manager Position
Click here to learn more about the Administrative Associate Position
Hello Reach Participants and Alumni,

Reach Student Services is notifying the Reach community of new job opportunities and local education related events!

Please contact these schools or events directly if you have any specific questions. If you have any open positions or local education related events that you would like Reach to send out, please send them to

Thank you again for all you do for Reach, and more importantly - the students of today and our leaders of tomorrow. 

Reach Institute for School Leadership 

Reach Partner School Job Openings


KIPP Bay Area Job Openings:

Teaching Openings: 2017-2018
San Francisco
Teaching Resident

The South Bay
Founding Middle School Math Teacher, San Jose
Founding Middle School ELA Teacher, San Jose
Founding Middle School Social Studies Teacher, San Jose
Founding Middle School Science Teacher, San Jose
Founding TK Teacher, East Palo Alto
Founding Kindergarten Teacher, East Palo Alto
Founding 1st Grade Teacher, East Palo Alto
Founding 6th Grade Humanities Teacher, East Palo Alto 
Founding 6th Grade STEM Teacher, East Palo Alto 
Founding Special Education Teacher, East Palo Alto
Teaching Resident
3rd Grade Teacher, Redwood City
4th Grade Science Teacher, Redwood City
Founding 6th Grade Math Teacher, Redwood City
Founding 6th Grade Science Teacher, Redwood City
Founding 6th Grade ELA Teacher, Redwood City

The East Bay
Teaching Resident
Current 2016-17 Openings
San Francisco
High School ELA, KIPP San Francisco College Prep

The East Bay
2016-2017 Teacher Fellow 
2016-2017 Assistant Principal, KIPP Bridge Middle School
1st Grade Teacher, KIPP Bridge Middle School
7th/8th Social Studies Teacher, KIPP Bridge Middle School
Science Teacher, KIPP Bridge Middle School
East Bay Math Teacher
High School Mandarin Teacher. KIPP King Collegiate
Physical Education Teacher
Technology Teacher

The South Bay
KIPP Prize Assistant Principal Fellow
Teaching Fellow, KIPP Heritage Academy
Long Term Substitute
South Bay Math Teacher
Part-Time Paraeducator, KIPP Excelencia
Yoga Teacher

See a full list of our openings here:


Local Events

LIGHT Awards... Opens on  October 11th  
 A number of current and past ILA participants have received this award and it has been amazing for the schools involved, really increasing teacher leadership and giving them the opportunity to participate in professional learning they might not otherwise have been able to fund.  The first stage of the funding process is submitting a letter of inquiry by October 11th, 2016 and with a final application usually due in January.  Now is the time to start getting your group of teachers together to plan!  Here is where you can learn more about the program, eligibility, award amounts, etc.:

Here is the outline of the application process:

Bay Area Writing Project:  Fall Forum, October 29th, 2016
Evaluating Student Writing... a one day conference at University of California, Berkeley, 8:30- 3:30
Session 1:

Supporting ​Young ​Writers ​Through ​a ​Conference ​Approach ​(Elem) 
Best ​Writing ​Assessment ​Practices: ​What ​Does ​Research ​Tell ​Us? ​(MS/HS) 
The ​Single ​Point ​Rubric: ​A ​Tool ​for ​Student ​Agency ​and ​Self-Determination ​(MS/HS) 
Note ​to ​Self: ​Student ​Voice ​in ​the ​Evaluation ​Process ​(HS/Coll) 
Abracadabra: ​The ​Magical ​Transition ​from ​High ​School ​Writing ​to ​College ​Writing ​(HS/Coll) 
Using ​Digital ​Tools ​to ​Understand ​Revision ​(Elem/MS/HS/Coll) 
- ​Lunch ​- ​A ​Conversation ​with ​Authors ​who ​Teach ​about ​Revision ​& ​Offering ​Feedback ​ 
 ​- ​A ​Conversation ​About ​Evaluation: ​The ​Student ​Perspective 
A ​panel ​of ​high ​school ​and ​college ​students ​share ​their ​thoughts ​on ​writing ​evaluation 

Session 2:
Inviting ​Students ​Into ​Conversations ​About ​Revision ​(Elem) 
Response ​& ​Revision ​through ​Academic ​Conversation ​and ​Peer ​Coaching ​(Elem/MS/HS) 
The ​Short ​Piece: ​Exercises ​to ​Work ​the ​Core ​(MS/HS) 
Evaluation ​Transparency: ​Designing ​Rubrics ​that ​Support ​Instruction ​(HS) 
Reading, ​Writing, ​and ​History: ​ ​Supporting ​Students’ ​Historical ​Inquiries ​(MS/HS/Coll) 

Information about the sessions

Stanford's d. school School Retool Fellowship...Due October 31st

School Retool will be in 14 cities this year. They have launched a partnership with Oakland Unified School District, Educate78, and the’s K12 Lab Network to host an Oakland cohort, set to launch in January 2017.

They are currently recruiting principals in Oakland who are passionate about building school cultures that support deeper learning. The main focus is on middle and high schools, but there are some slots for elementary as well. The School Retool fellowship will run from Jan-March 2017 and includes in-person workshops, personal coaching, and peer support. More detailed information and the application (due October 31) are available at

They are hosting a School Retool Happy Hour to learn about the program. It is set for Wednesday, Oct 19, 5-7pm at Linden Street Brewery. Love for you to join us! You can RSVP here. (Or share as

Fulbright Programs for teachers
Fulbright Hays Seminar Abroad program... Applications will be available in December 2016 for Summer 2017
The program provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

Keep an eye here for the application:

Fulbright Distinguished Teacher Exchange program... Due December 1st.  
This is a 3 to 6 month experience.  The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). It seeks to promote mutual understanding among teachers, their schools and communities in the U.S. and abroad by:

  • Building teachers’ and students’ global competence
  • Sharing of best educational practices internationally
Here is the link to the application:
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