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Leading for Innovation Strand


Essential Questions

  • What’s new or unique about your proposed school?

  • What innovative practices and structures do you envision?

  • What barriers to innovation do you anticipate? How will you deal with those?

  • What conditions will support faculty in risk-taking and failing forward?

  • How will you lead for equity and innovation?

Put it to Practice


Possible Products

  • Facilitate a design thinking experience to better understand and meet a user’s need for your school

  • Make a case for how your school is thinking differently about addressing the needs of students in your community

  • Articulate practices, structures and leadership moves that will promote faculty risk-taking and celebrate failing forward

Dates & Details



Expert Panel: Thursday, 5/9/19 3pm-4pm PST

Mentor Check-Ins: Week of 5/13/19

Text Discussion/Consultancy: 

  • Wednesday 5/22/19 3:00 - 4:30pm PST 


  • Thursday 5/23/19 7:00 - 8:30am PST​

* All video calls can be accessed through the link in the calendar

* Expert panels and resources to be populated the month before the launch of each content strand