THE MELINDA KREI EDUCATOR FELLOWSHIP
If you’re looking for an even more hands-on experience than a workshop, this free program is for you.
Structured like a seminar, the fellowship includes a pre-festival session, a handful of required readings, post-festival discussion sessions, a final presentation/capstone in August, and a list of required festival films. Fellows will be required to create and share a teaching object (assignment activity, mini curricular module, lesson plan, etc) as their capstone activity of the program.
Educators selected for the FREE program will receive a festival pass (retail price: $175), a Milwaukee Film membership (for one year), and copies of required readings/books. The fellowship should take approximately 30-40 hours to complete between April and August, with the bulk of that time spent viewing films during the festival (late April-early May) and a three-day summer intensive in June.
The fellowship is open to educators working with elementary, middle, and high school aged students in out-of-school time and traditional classroom settings (and everything in between!) as well as to pre-service educators hoping to gain specific expertise in the use of film in their future practice. Meetings will be facilitated by rockstar educators and former Fellows.
Applications for the 2024 fellowship cohort will open later this year. Check back here and sign up for our Educator Newsletter to be the first to receive updates!
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