Application Information

Interested teachers, paraprofessionals, and school-level or school-district level leaders can apply for Project ELITE. ELITE professional learning specialist cohorts start once a year in early June.

The application for the 2024-2025 Project ELITE Specialist Cohort will open on March 1, 2024 for teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators interested in participating.

2024 Application Dates and Milestones

  • March 1, ELITE application opens online
  • April 12, ELITE application deadline
  • May 1, ELITE participants are notified
  • June 8, In-Person Summer Symposium

Eligibility Requirements

Interested participants must be a teacher, paraprofessional, principal, assistant principal, school district coach, or school district leader, teaching or supporting English learners in VPK through Grade 3 in a partner school district.

Participant Stipends

Project ELITE participants will receive a $2,160 stipend for the 72 hours of professional learning.

  • Summer 2024 In-Person Participation Summer Symposium: $360
  • Fall 2024 Module 1: $900
  • Spring 2025 Module 2: $900