Even Moe had Larry and Curly.
Launching a startup is hard work. Innovating in education is hard work. Doing both at the same time is even harder. While we pride ourselves in doing what hasn’t been done before, sometimes it nice to have access to others who share your experience. That’s why we’re launching the cohort. A small group of fellow school entrepreneurs who can both push your thinking and provide you support.
From school founder to school entrepreneur.
We’re not looking for your traditional school founder here. Instead, we’re looking for folks who believe:
- schools are the level at which we should be innovating
- we should question school as we know it
- that we don’t have all the answers
- we need to design with – not for – the community
- in intentionally designing and running innovation cycles
Do you have a bias toward action, a desire for critical feedback and a need to surround yourself with entrepreneurs who can push your thinking while understanding what you’re going through? The cohort just might be for you.
One part Cheers, One part Dear Abby.
A cohort experience like the one we’re designing for you is entirely dependent on your participation, so we’re only looking for folks who can commit to the entire experience. Attendance is absolutely mandatory to all monthly cohort meetings. Being a no-show to any scheduled event will result in immediate removal from the cohort (of course, unless it was something you really couldn’t control).
What does it cost?
How to Apply
Applications are now open and slots for our inaugural cohort will be filled on a rolling basis.
Priority Deadline: August 1
Final Deadline: August 15
Create a 2-3 minute video (upload to youtube or vimeo) that shares with us why you want to be a part of the cohort experience. We’re not judging on production value here, so just hop in front of your phone or laptop and hit record. All we’re asking is that you be clear and honest, and touch on the following:
- Who you are
- A little about your school model (including stage of development and key innovations)
- Why you want to be a part of the cohort
- What you want to get from, and what you have to give to the cohort
By sending the video, you are giving your consent that the video can be used by [ ]schools to create promotional and educational materials for the education community and general public.
Submit using the form below.