Digital Promise is an independent, bipartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to spur innovation in education for all levels of learners. Positioned at the intersection of educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers, Digital Promise identifies, develops, and promotes strategies to improve education and provide Americans with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy. Founded in 2011, Digital Promise is a fast-paced, growing, entrepreneurial organization that values and rewards performance, collaboration and innovation.
Research & Communications Intern, Marketplace Initiative
Digital Promise’s Marketplace initiative helps K-12 educators and administrators find and acquire learning technologies that address key instructional needs, and helps companies learn what schools need and how they do business. The Marketplace Research & Communications Intern will prepare and analyze qualitative and quantitative data about school pilots of educational technology tools, which will be used for both communications and academic research purposes, and carry out other research and communications work to support the initiative.
Professional Learning Manager (2), Digital Promise Schools
The Professional Learning Manager will be primarily responsible for supporting the instructional coaches in a subset of the twenty schools, and helping teachers move towards learner-driven classrooms where students are given authentic challenges to solve. This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral role in developing a new model of professional learning: one that is personalized and focused on the skills learners need to “figure things out.”
Project Manager, Digital Promise Schools
The Project Manager will support the Digital Promise Schools team on a wide variety of project- related tasks, including project management, event planning, general correspondence, and preparing briefing/meeting materials.
Given the small nature of Digital Promise, the Project Manager will be an integral part of the Digital Promise Schools team. This position includes opportunities to attend conferences and actively partake in the brainstorming, development, and implementation of ideas.
MOOC Instructional Design Intern, Digital Promise Schools
Graduate students with experience and interest in creating online learning environments are invited to apply for Digital Promise's MOOC Instructional Design Internship. The intern will design a massive open online course focused on school readiness, professional learning, and storytelling content from the Digital Promise Schools project. This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral role in developing a virtual community of schools that are seeking digitally-powered learning environments.
The position is based in Digital Promise's Redwood City, CA office.
Technical Assistance Coordinator, Adult Learning
Digital Promise is seeking a Technical Assistance Coordinator to design and implement a coordinated system of professional development and related technical assistance for 15 program sites across the country participating in a national research project on the impact of learning technology in adult education. The Technical Assistance Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing a coordinated system of support that will maximize the likelihood that the tools and interventions deployed at the selected sites are implemented with the highest level of fidelity possible.
Some travel required, though the bulk of the services will be provided remotely. The contractor must have experience providing support at a distance and working with remote project teams in an educational setting, ideally in an adult education setting. This is an exciting opportunity to support the expansion of digital learning in adult education and contribute to our understanding of what kinds of technologies work best for adult learning.
This is a one-year contract position.
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