EP attracts, develops, and retains diverse leaders in the sector who can respond to the types of challenges organizations will encounter as they work to roll-out new interventions and student services.  Through our Fellowship programs, we provide leading education organizations with critical implementation capacity that can advance mission-critical work -- and accelerate systems change in education ecosystems and communities across the country. 

EP Impact Fellowship

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Impact Fellowship. 

The EP Impact Fellowship is a 10-month program that gives education organizations access high-potential leaders, gain critical analytic and project management capacity to accelerate their work, and help ensure the strength of the education sector now and for the future Hiring a 10-month Fellow gives you the option to pursue a new initiative or preview a future employee – without the commitment, cost, or logistics of a full-time hire.

Impact Fellows typically bring 3+ years of professional experience.

Interested in hosting a Fellow in the future? Please read the 2022-2023 Impact Fellowship Partner Guide and reach out to us at partnerships@educationpioneers.org. We're always interested in talking to prospective Partners! 

EP Summer Fellowship

15 Summer Fellows completed their placement in Chicago, IL, in 2022! Stay tuned for information about additional locations and partnership opportunities for 2023. 

The EP Summer Fellowship is a 10-week program that gives education organizations access to high-potential leaders who can provide dedicated strategy, operations, project management, or data capacity to a clearly defined project over the summer. 

Summer Fellows typically bring 3+ years of professional experience and/or are currently enrolled in graduate-level studies.

Investing in Talent with EP

As your strategic talent partner, EP provides you with an important set of benefits:

  • Access skilled, diverse talent: Access a pipeline of highly qualified, diverse rising professionals – recruited and evaluated nationwide – who are eager to bring their data and project management expertise to your organization.
  • Advance meaningful work: Bring on dedicated capacity to tackle specific data, operations, or strategy initiatives, advancing organizational priorities.
  • Invest in the future of the sector: EP’s leadership development for Fellows (including programming, resources, and supports) will ensure they have the context and foundations needed for success. Throughout our partnership, EP will serve as a strategic talent partner to help maximize your results and develop a future education leader together.


EP Partners will:  Education Pioneers will:
  • Commit to a powerful relationship with strong talent that will grow the next generation of leaders
  • Receive Fellowship matches that have been carefully connected with you to meet your needs
  • Welcome Fellows to your organization who will help you move work forward efficiently and with impact in mind
  • Invest in your Fellow’s leadership and professional development via EP workshops
  • Serve as your strategic talent partner to help identify your needs and connect with talent who can meet them
  • Ensure your access to a pipeline of capacity focused on data and analysis, strategy and planning, operations, and program and project management.
  • Invest in your Fellow’s leadership development and cultivate in them an equity-focused mindset
  • Provide additional professional development resources


Ready to talk about partnering with EP?

Learn more here.