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Apply for the 2021 Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet

Applications Due Friday, Aug 13 by 11:59pm

Apply for the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet

Commissioner's Teachers Cabinet

Requirements for Applicants

  • 3+ years' experience in the classroom;
  • Identified as proficient (at a minimum) teacher;
  • Application narrative;
  • Application signatures;
  • Résumé; and
  • Two letters of recommendation - one from a direct supervisor and another from a peer demonstrating that the teacher is an accomplished teacher and has recognized leadership abilities.


  • An applicant interview may be conducted (virtual) and the applicant's superintendent or school leader may be contacted.

Timeline and Review Process

Applications and interviews will be reviewed by a diverse group of reviewers from the educational community. Applications will be scored based on overall strength as well as for coverage of geographic areas and variety of grade levels and content areas. The Commissioner will make final selection decisions.

  • Friday, Aug. 13, 2021
    • Applications Due
  • Aug. 16 - Sept. 30, 2021
    • Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted (if needed)
  • Sept. 30, 2021
    • Applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application
  • Oct. 2021
    • First meeting of the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet with new members

Submission Process

Please read all of the information provided to applicants and use the Submission Checklist to ensure that you have a complete application.

For questions or additional information, please contact Stacey Macklin at