Join educators from around the world to investigate the big idea of powerful learning, identify pressing challenges, and design sustainable solutions!
The Digital Promise Challenge Institute 2019 will be a fully immersive, hands-on, professional learning experience that transcends the traditional divide between speakers and participants to create a vibrant and ongoing community.
The Challenge Institute is eligible for funding requests on the DonorsChoose.org platform. If you’d like to request a professional development project on DonorsChoose.org to cover the cost of the Challenge Institute, you can start here. All educators who request funds on DonorsChoose.org before December 31, 2018 will be locked into the Super Early Bird Rate.
July 8-10, 2019
- $399 – SUPER Early Bird – ends December 31st, 2018
- $449 – Early Bird – ends March 31st, 2019
- $499 – Standard – until it’s SOLD OUT!
9:00-5:00Guiding Questions and Workshops
5:00-5:30Shareout and Debrief
5:30-7:30Happy Hour and Playground
9:00-12:00Synthesize and Prototype
1:00-3:45Pitch, Feedback, and Iterate
4:30-5:30Taking it Home
6:00-8:00Closing and Celebration!
Location: Monterey, CA
The Challenge Institute will be hosted at the Embassy Suites Monterey Bay. Book your hotel room here. To book over the phone dial 1-800-Embassy and refer to “Digital Promise 2019” or reference the group code “DPS”.
Book your travel to arrive at the hotel before 4pm PT on Monday, and to depart on Thursday morning. (Please note extra travel time required from airports to Monterey.) See the FAQ for more travel information.
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At the Institute, you will:
- Solve big challenges
- Explore deeply with experts
- Inspire and be inspired