Helping You Help Your Students

The AF Teacher Fellowship program gives teachers the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in a corporate IT setting, as well as network with other teachers, learning knowledge and skills that they can then take back to their classrooms to help students prepare for technology-based careers.

The fellowship provides teachers an opportunity to spend the summer with a corporate technology team learning about software development, enterprise information management or technical infrastructure projects.

2022 Teacher Fellows gather for  a group photo.

2023 AF Teacher Fellowship Application

The AF Teacher Fellows will earn $30 per hour for the time they work over the course of the program. Schedules will be flexible to accommodate differing school summer schedules, required professional development days, etc. This flexibility includes up to two unpaid weeks off. AF Teacher Fellows will also receive a $2,000 stipend to use for their classroom upon completion of the program.

Who Is Eligible?

Applications for 2023 are now open through Feb. 24 to third- through 12th-grade STEM teachers. Qualified applicants will be required to attend a hiring event March 17. You do not need to have prior IT experience. As long as you teach science, technology, engineering or math, you're eligible!

Our goal is to have onsite collaboration at our headquarters in OKC as permitted but will be flexible as needed with virtual options. 

 

One of a Kind Experience

"American Fidelity is willing to invest in us and give us the freedom to learn new things that will help us train future IT employees."

Brian W.
Idabel Public Schools

"It has been one of the most rewarding professional development experiences that I’ve ever been a part of."

Sarah K.
Dewey Public Schools

Hear what some of the past AF Teacher Fellows had to say about their experiences.

Apply By Feb. 24

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