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Turnaround for Children translates the science of learning and development into tools, strategies and services for educators so they can help all students reach their full potential as learners.

Currently, we partner with schools, districts, charter management organizations and teacher development organizations, disseminating our tools, resources and insights and offering professional learning opportunities for educators nationwide.

Play an important role in impacting the lives of children and young people nationwide.
Put your passion into practice and continue to grow as a professional and a person, to hone and deepen existing skills and develop new capacities.
Work alongside committed, forward-thinking colleagues from wide-ranging backgrounds in an organization that strives to be as diverse as the communities it serves.

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  • The Chief of Field Engagement and Mobilization (CFEM) will lead Turnaround for Children in creating and leveraging conditions in the education ecosystem that facilitate broad, effective implementation of whole-child design, practice, and measurement (i.e. a whole-child approach), including increasing funding interest and building demand for an evolved approach to education that takes a child’s whole being into consideration, in order to advance equitable outcomes for students throughout the country.


  • You’re here because you believe in the important work Turnaround for Children is doing and you think you have skills and experience to help drive it forward. We are always looking for talent dedicated to Turnaround for Children’s mission. If this sounds like you, please send us your resume and a cover letter explaining how you see yourself fitting into the organization.


Benefits of Working at Turnaround

Turnaround for Children believes that individuals do their best work when they are in a safe, supportive environment – this is precisely what we are working to create for students and teachers in struggling public schools across the nation.

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Core Values

Turnaround for Children’s Core Values are the guiding principles that support the organization’s efforts to unlock the potential that exists in every child:

  • We inquire, we learn, we innovate, we share
  • We interact with understanding and act with integrity
  • We seek diverse perspectives and confront uncomfortable truths
  • Together, we can change the odds