Think creatively

The iDesign Central Fellowship is an experience for Dallas ISD central staff leaders to build habits for design to lead teams and transform culture. This opportunity takes a design thinking approach to spreading creative confidence by equipping fellows with tools, processes, and resources to intentionally and creatively tackle district challenges using design thinking. To learn more, go to This fellowship is open to 20 central staff leaders.

The fellowship asks for the following commitments from participants:

  • Five full day workshops between September 2022-February 2023.
  • One day (chosen at your discretion) to shadow a user to better understand how he/she experiences the systems you lead.
  • Dedicated time in-between workshops to put what you learn into practice and work on your design challenge (~4-6 hours).
  • Participation in two Showcase events hosted in December 2022 and February 2023.

Interested in being one of the 20 iDesign Fellows? Learn more and submit a short application at by 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Reach out to the Personalized Learning Department with questions at

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