What Is the DCps Language Educator Pathway Program?
DCPS is delighted to partner with the Peace Corps to continue the DCPS Language Educator Pathway Program (LEPP). This program connects Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) with demonstrated multilingual proficiency and global experience to DCPS World Language classrooms. RPCVs selected for the LEPP Fellowship are given an opportunity to continue to develop their teaching practice in a US context, and to find a professional home in a District that places a high value on global competence.
In addition to World Language instruction for every student, DCPS offers innovative global programming such as the Embassy Adoption Program, the fully-funded DCPS Study Abroad program, International Baccalaureate Programmes, International Food Days, and a Global Studies Schools network. DCPS offers the highest teacher salary in the nation, and teachers are provided with multiple leadership opportunities, both in and out of their school building through our Leadership Initiative for Teachers (LIFT) career ladder.