Teachers Walk the Halls of Power
The program allows K-12 educators in math- and science related fields to come to Washington, D.C., for one-year stints, where they work in Capitol Hill offices or in federal agencies. Most of them go back to the classroom. Some of them stay, like Steve Robinson, who worked as a fellow for former Sen. Barack Obama and now serves as a math and science adviser in his administration.
Photo of Einstein fellow Ed Potosnak, who works in Rep. Mike Honda's office, by Christopher Powers of EdWeek.