Showcasing innovation

On March 8, Dallas ISD will celebrate and showcase the hard work of teachers, assistant principals, and central staff who have been reimagining how the next generation of teaching, learning, and leadership could look like in the district.

The Innovation Showcase is a virtual celebration is designed to recognize Dallas ISD’s Innovation in Teaching, School Retool, and iDesign Central Fellows for the 2021-2022 school year. This event will elevate the voices of our fellows through three panels and a release of a virtual exhibition for attendees to explore their design projects over the year. Click here for the recognition rosters for all fellowships.

Learn more and register at All attendees must register via Zoom to receive their own unique link to join on March 8.



5:00 | Welcome & Keynotes

5:20 | Fellow Recognitions

5:40 | Panel # 1, Leading Change with Empathy

5:50 | Panel # 2, Bringing Ideas to Life with Prototyping and Hacking

6:00 | Unveiling the Virtual Exhibition

6:15 | Panel # 3, Looking Ahead: Navigating Ambiguity and Hope for the Future

6:25 | Closing



A teaching fellowship rooted in design thinking to equip educators to grow in their understanding of and pilot Next Generation models of learning [blended learning, project-based learning, and design thinking] in their classrooms. Learn more at


School Retool is a professional learning fellowship that helps school leaders redesign school culture to support Deeper Learning practices using small, scrappy experiments called “hacks”. This is executed in partnership with the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University and IDEO. Learn more at



​The iDesign Central Fellowship is a five-month experience for Dallas ISD central staff leaders that uses design thinking to build creative confidence to solve our biggest challenges at the district, division, and team level. Over the course of the fellowship, leaders learn how to build habits for design to lead their teams and transform culture. Learn more at

Questions? Reach out to the team at

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