Please list most recent institution first.
University/College State Major Degree Year
Please provide narrative responses of one page or less to each of the following questions, which
relate to the personal and professional benefits of EPFP.
1) What are your career goals and/or professional growth goals, and how will participating
in EPFP support you in meeting those goals?
2) How would your participation in EPFP benefit your organization? Please discuss this
question with your sponsor and be as specific as possible about the value you hope your
participation in the program will add, or how your development through the program
will help you contribute to organizational priorities.
EPFP Program Components
NC EPFP is an immersive professional and leadership development experience. Below is a
tentative schedule for 2020-21:
Fellows will participate in a variety of program sessions over the course of the year, beginning
with a two day Fall Retreat on the history and context for public education in North Carolina on
October 5-6, 2020 in Raleigh and a Winter Retreat on December 3-4, 2020 in Blowing Rock, NC.
Fellows will attend a Fall Meeting on November 9, 2020 and two weekday policy sessions in
the winter, scheduled for January 25, 2021 and February 22, 2021 in Raleigh.
In the spring, Fellows will attend the annual Washington Policy Seminar in Washington, DC on
March 21-24, 2021, which brings together Fellows from EPFP programs across the country.
Finally, the year’s capstone event will be the Spring Retreat which includes the annual EPFP
Legislative Day and Graduation scheduled for April 26-27, 2021 in Raleigh.