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Education Policy Associate/Senior Policy Associate, Washington D.C.

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The Century Foundation
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Washington, DC
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Published 20 days ago

The Policy Associate/Senior Policy Associate in the Washington D.C. office works on issues related to English-learning students in US schools in collaboration with members of the K-12 education team, particularly Dr. Conor P. Williams. 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  •    Researching education policy topics identified by TCF education fellows and preparing background memos.
  •    Conducting outreach to schools and school districts to establish research partnerships.
  •    Acquiring, compiling, and analyzing education data. 
  •    Interviewing and centering the perspectives of stakeholders most impacted by written content.
  •    Writing blog posts and other content for TCF’s website.
  •    Participating in the planning and execution of TCF education projects, including publications and events.
  •    Assisting with communications and outreach, including identifying stakeholders and promoting TCF’s work on social media.
  •    Providing administrative and logistical support for the education team and TCF events held in D.C.
  •    Delivering presentations to diverse and interested audiences on TCF's work.

Qualifications:

  •    Exceptional research and analytical skills.
  •    Comfort conducting—and sometimes leading—initial research outreach to schools and school districts via phone and email. 
  •    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  •    Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  •    Background in education policy. 1-2 years of previous related experience in public policy and/or education preferred.
  •    Experience working on or studying policies governing English learners’ learning opportunities in US schools, children’s language acquisition, or the intersection of immigration and educational equity strongly preferred. 
  •    A commitment to looking at education issues through an intersectional lens, recognizing the importance of elevating the experiences of low-income students, LGBTQ students, English learners, and students of color.
  •    Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Apps.
  •    A commitment to progressive values and interest in TCF’s education research agenda.


The Policy Associate/Senior Policy Associate in the Washington D.C. office works on issues related to English-learning students in US schools in collaboration with members of the K-12 education team, particularly Dr. Conor P. Williams…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least one writing sample.

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, non-gender conforming individuals, people of color, and people with disabilities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least one writing sample.

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive…

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