Charter Leader Fellowship

How To Apply

Through our competitive application process SEN will select leaders with the vision for new schools designed to provide a high quality education to NYC’s underserved students. We are looking for experienced educators with a dynamic combination of instructional and personal leadership skills, and the entrepreneurial spirit required to create a new organization. School Empowerment Network reviews candidates based on a rolling selection process that involves multiple stages and evaluates candidates using SEN’s Leadership Competencies.


Online Application

  • Complete personal information and employment history
  • Upload resume
  • Submit initial school vision proposal
  • Submit extended responses

Individual Interviews

Individual interview including brief presentation of school vision and in-depth Q&A


School Visit

School visits conducted at candidate’s school or alternatively at SEN partner school


Panel Interview

  • Submit refined school proposal
  • Panel interview and/or performance activity
  • Reference & background checks

Program Notifications

Program offers are made on a rolling basis.