Review the information in the tabs below to learn more about the application process, onboarding experience, and First 20 Days—which outlines how you will be supported by Prenda when your microschool opens.
If you’re ready to apply to become a Guide, simply click on the Apply Now button below and fill out the form. You will receive an email with instructions and next steps for the multi-step application process.
Guides spend 16-20 hours a week of time supporting students in person in their homes or other suitable learning spaces. The exact number of hours varies depending on the state and student grade levels. The Prenda Learning Experience is used to provide structure to the day and is broken into three sections. Within these sections there are different curricular components (online tools, project-based activities, collaborative projects)—all of which are provided by Prenda. Instead of standing in front of a room of students and delivering content, Guides help students take ownership of their learning, set their own goals, and move at their own pace.
What are Prenda's Core Values?
Prenda’s Core Values shape the culture and set the stage for the Prenda Learning Experience. Guides live out and model these core values for their students to promote a healthy culture and create an environment for everyone to come as they are and flourish, personally and academically.
When you’re ready to open your microschool, you’ll need to register between 5-10 students from at least two different families. Many parents are ready to register their child, but are just waiting for a microschool to open in their area. As soon as you are approved and ready to accept students, your microschool will be displayed on our website so parents can contact you about registering their children.
What do The First 20 Days look like?
The first 20 days of your guiding experience with your new students will be filled with ample support. Guides receive daily resources to help them get into a rhythm and get familiar with all the tools and resources used by Prenda and its students. After the First 20 Days you will continue to have access to support from the Guides Team, as well as a community of Guide peers.