Early Childhood Education Fellowship

Family Connections Centers is excited to announce a new Early Childhood Education Fellowship for students, recent graduates, and early professionals to contribute to the education field and gain hands-on experience in dynamic, community-based programs. Fellows will participate in an individualized, immersive training experience and execute a culminating project that integrates the knowledge and skills gained through work with children and their families.

Applications are now closed for the Spring 2024 ECE Fellowship. Subscribe to our newsletter for announcements of future Fellowship dates.

Fellows will:

  • Participate in 250 hours of paid hands-on learning, networking, and mentorship.
  • Plan, implement, and lead creative new curriculum using Project-Based Learning (PBL).
  • Create, plan, and lead 3 enrichment activities, such as movement, cooking, and nature experiences.
  • Plan, implement, and lead a weekly physical education class
  • Brainstorm, research, and present a culminating project focused on children’s growth and development, demonstrating the Fellowship experience and skills gained.
  • Be matched with an FCC staff member in the Early Childhood Education department who will provide support, mentorship, and feedback on the Fellow’s work and achievement of goals.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings, attend professional development trainings, and submit weekly reflections on the learning experience.
  • Learn tools, develop leadership skills, and increase confidence in early childhood education.
  • Gain knowledge of family resource centers, FCC’s whole child approach that includes wraparound services and support, and our multigenerational programs.

Please contact us at fellowship@fccenters.org if you want to learn more about the program.