Catalyst Fellowship

The Catalyst Fellowship brings together educators and entrepreneurs who want to materialize a world of possibilities for learning environments in St. Louis.

Fellows work together to assess and deepen their understanding of the needs and hopes of students, look broadly for inspiration, and develop solutions for the future.


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What to Expect

  • Connect with a diverse and committed community of education innovators
  • Collaborate with local and national coaches and trainers
  • Participate in six monthly full-day cohort meetings
  • Travel for an “excellent schools” visit and experience what’s possible
  • Commit an average of five hours outside of cohort meetings per month
  • Design and pitch a pilot

If you are seeking to be a change agent in the region, if you are seeking an opportunity to learn from a diverse group, if you are seeking an opportunity to have access to a network that gives you insight into new innovative things, then applying to the catalyst program is the thing to do

Bonita Jamison, Catalyst Alum & Superintendent Maplewood Richmond Heights

Fellowship Dates

July 30, 2024 @ 5:30 – 6:30
SBF: Information Session
August 5, 2024
Instructional Leadership Bootcamp: One-on-One Observation Feedback
Date 1 (of 3): One-on-One Observation Feedback as a Key Driver for Teacher Development and a Foundation for Positive Feedback Culture
August 13, 2024
CSP: RFA Round 2 Application Closes
August 19 – August 30, 2024
CSP: Round 2 Peer Review Period
September 1 – May 1, 2025
SIF: Ongoing data review and adjustments
Fall to Spring
September 4 – September 11, 2024
CSP: Capacity Interviews with Round 2 Finalists
September 13 – September 30, 2024
CSP: Round 2 Awards Announced
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