Grow as a creative leader in education

Members join design challenges called "collaborations", and throughout 10 weeks contribute innovative classroom solutions while strengthening their creative capacity.

What will I do?

Build a collaborative network while learning creative methods and mindsets to carry you through your next innovation journey with your students and school. The three core learning phases are Discover, Ideate, and Build, and they lead the community towards selecting favorite new ideas to try in schools.

2 Weeks

Discover

Empathize and find inspiration

3 Weeks

Ideate

Generate new ideas

3 Weeks

Build

Prototype by building to learn

1+ Weeks

Select

Vote for your favorites

Favorites announced

What will I learn?

Our experience develops creative leadership across five key competencies.

Human-Centered

Collaborative

Optimistic

Experimental

Storytelling

Human-Centered

Start from a place of deep empathy to understand the needs and motivations of people.

Collaborative

Build on the ideas of others. Believe that several great minds are better than one.

Optimistic

See obstacles as opportunities. Believe you can create change.

Experimental

Have a bias towards action. Be willing to try new things, build to learn, and iterate from failure.

Storytelling

Galvanize and share your idea across diverse audiences to elicit excitement and buy-in.

How will I be supported?

The Guild is a creative collaborative, so you'll be coached by innovative educators and mentored by partner organizations who believe in teachers as creative leaders.

Coaching

You'll be guided by our coaches, educators who will encourage and train you in creative methods to support your idea development.

Meet Our Coaches

Mentorship

You'll be mentored by Industry Leaders at our partner organizations who will provide expertise, skills, and perspectives that will take your idea even further.

Meet Our Mentors