Teach With Us.

Teachers selected for Pilot Light will be provided with a year of intensive professional development, provision of classroom materials to support implementation of the program, a chef partner to collaborate with, and a $1,650 stipend.

Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

The ideal teacher…

  • Must have worked at the participating school for at least one year
  • Must teach 3rd-5th grade
  • Demonstrates passion for providing food and nutrition education to his/her students
  • Strongly believes in providing emotional and cognitive skills to his/her students
  • Commits to attend approximately 40 hours of professional development throughout the year (the calendar will be provided in Spring 2018 to selected teachers and schools)
  • Possesses experience leading other teachers and providing professional development
  • Possesses experience with grant writing and school partnerships

 

Nomination applications for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers in non-selective Chicago schools re-open in January 2018. If you have any additional questions about the application process, please contact us at info@pilotlightchefs.org.

 

 

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