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.
Micro-credentials External Communications Lead
The educator micro-credential initiative aims to rethink how educators are recognized for their professional learning. The External Communications Lead will have primary responsibility for developing and implementing communications and marketing content to increase awareness of and promote micro-credentials as an innovative and promising professional learning strategy. This will be a vital role for ensuring the initiative’s success and growth.
With the launch of the micro-credential platform, the External Communications Lead will develop all content related to micro-credentials communication, including blog posts, social media, content, publications, case studies, and other elements as needed. This effort will also include working closely with Digital Promise’s network of organizational partners, school districts, and institutions of higher education to produce reports and other communications and engage new audiences. This is an exciting opportunity to join at the ground level of an emerging trend in educator professional learning and to work within a nimble, fast, and entrepreneurial organization.
Download the full job description here. To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Educator Micro-credentials External Communications Lead."
Project Manager, Educator Micro-credentials
The educator micro-credential initiative aims to rethink how educators pursue and earn recognition for their professional learning. The Project Manager will ensure that initiative runs smoothly and effectively, meeting its goals and deadlines and expanding its impact.
The Project Manager will play an integral role on the team and be responsible for helping to manage and support all aspects of the initiative, including all project deliverables, budgets and contact tracking. He or she will work closely with the Director to drive the initiative forward. Because this project is complex and growing, the Project Manager will manage competing priorities, reflect on the greater goals of the work, and find ways to improve processes. This is an exciting opportunity to join at the ground level of an emerging trend in educator professional learning and to work within a nimble, fast, and entrepreneurial organization.
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Digital Promise Global is seeking a Project Associate to support new initiatives, including a project to create technology-enabled, project-based centers for experiential learning in 66 sites around the world. The Project Associate will assist the team on a wide variety of project-related tasks, including communications, project management, event planning, general correspondence, and preparing briefing/meeting materials.
The Associate will be an integral part of the Digital Promise Global team, and this position includes opportunities to travel and actively partake in the brainstorming, development, and implementation.
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Research Fellow, Learner Positioning System Initiative
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a research project at Digital Promise Global focused on learner data constructs that support the development of learner positioning systems (LPSs) for personalizing learning. This project will focus on 1) bringing researchers, product developers and schools and districts together to research and design the concept of next generation LPS 2) working with the field to establish and advance best practices in the design, implementation and use of data on how kids learn best and learner data frameworks to support personalization.
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Professional Learning Manager
The Digital Promise Schools team is seeking six Professional Learning Managers to support instructional coaches in a subset of over forty schools moving towards 1:1 environments with mobile technology. This role is focused on helping coaches and 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”. Prior experience coaching teachers in a K-12 setting is required.
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Marketplace Research Intern
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 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.
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Digital Promise offers one-year fellowships. These one year experiential learning fellowships offer training and professional development in particular areas within education. Opportunities to develop frameworks, contribute to policy or create new initiatives are some examples of what fellows may undertake over the course of the year.
Education Innovation Fellowship
This fellowship provides practioners or professionals the opportunity to work directly with educators, researchers and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation in education.
The Education Innovation Fellowship position is currently filled. We will update this as other opportunities currently arise.