California EPFP Fellows will:

  • Understand concepts related to public policy development and implementation;
  • Be familiar with California's executive, legislative and budget processes;
  • Understand different needs, vantage points, goals and objectives in the state's education systems, agencies, and non-profits;
  • Be "system thinkers" and understand the interconnectedness of K-12 and postsecondary education;
  • Be aware of current approaches to improve student learning, progression, and success in both K-12 and higher education;
  • Belong to a network of colleagues across systems and in state-level policymaking; and
  • Possess the knowledge, skills and connections to effectively move into new roles.

California EPFP 2017–18

Seminar 1: October 20-22, 2017, Asilomar, Pacific Grove
Speakers: Martha Kanter, Michael Kirst, Kent McGuire

Seminar 2: February 2-4, 2018, Kellogg West, Pomona
Speakers: Jorge Aguilar, Carl Cohn, Paul Danczyk, Jeff Gold, Katie Hern, Lynn Mahoney, Laura Metune

Washington Policy Seminar: March 18-21, 2018, Washington, DC

Seminar 3: June 1-3, 2018, Granlibakken, Tahoe
Speakers: Ben Baird, Ben Daley, Ed Eldridge, John Fensterwald, Cindy Kazanis, Jorge Ruiz de Velasco

For more information, contact:
Terra ThorneCalifornia EPFP Director



The application period for the 2018-19 cohort has closed. If you would like to be notified when the 2019-20 application is available, please email epfp@csus.edu.





Current Fellows