HILLSBOROUGH, NC 4 JUNE 2019- Mr. Daniel Thayer has been awarded a fellowship for the 2019-2020 cohort of Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership. This cohort of K‒12 teachers from across the state was selected from a highly qualified applicant pool of 85 educators following a competitive application process. Mr. Thayer is an Academically/Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Specialist at C.W. Stanford Middle School.
This summer, the 2019–20 Kenan Fellows will spend three weeks interning with local experts in agriculture, scientific research, energy, high-tech manufacturing, and other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields.
As part of the award, Kenan Fellows receive a $5,000 stipend and participate in 80 hours of professional development that focuses on project-based instruction, digital learning, elevating teacher voice and the teaching profession, strengthening ties between the school and the local community, peer coaching and mentoring, and growing professional learning networks that extend beyond the school and local district.