Applications are open for the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) 2017-18 School Ambassador Fellowship program. The program is designed to create a cadre of outstanding educators to contribute to the program and policy work of USED, while expanding their own knowledge and expertise.

Teachers, school counselors, assistant principals and other school personnel that work with students are encouraged to apply. USED also is encouraging rural teachers to apply – particularly those who are National Board-certified, have advanced degrees, have demonstrated leadership or have made a major impact in their rural school.

The application deadline is Jan. 23. Click here to apply.