A Job Interview With Parents Transformed My Career

by Joshua Pacos
Founding Principal, Rocketship DC

After spending the better part of the past decade teaching and working in charter schools in Washington D.C. and California, I thought I had it pretty well figured out. Then, while I was searching for a new public school leadership opportunity in 2014, I met four parents who – quite frankly – changed the course of my life and what I thought was possible in education. Continue reading

Learning to Lead: Reflections on Rocketship’s Rising Leaders Program

by BEYOND Editorial Team
Bay Area

From students to staff, diversity is a point of pride at Rocketship. Our staff come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring unique perspectives, goals, and skills.

To celebrate that diversity while working toward ambitious achievement goals for our students and communities, Rocketship customizes professional development and career pathways to meet the varied needs and goals of our staff.

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