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.
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!
Early bird registration ends in:
3:30-4:30Engage! Defining challenges and creating teams
6:00-8:00Welcome Reception and Playground
8:30-9:50Investigate! Asking big questions
11:30-12:30Lunch and Recess
2:00-3:30Team Time – Sharing out and answering questions
7:30-9:30Breakfast and Team Sync
11:00-1:00Lunch and Team Time – Solution Development
1:00-3:15Act! Preparing to present solutions
6:00-8:00Closing Dinner 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