The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship & Innovation brings collaborative design-based problem-solving to educational systems; supports faculty research and scholarly inquiry in education; leverages new technologies for learning; and creates digital solutions for the dissemination of knowledge.

What We Do

Design Initiatives

Creating a new vision for educational innovation through a collaborative and open process of design. Learn more...

Scholarly Initiatives

Promoting and supporting the creation of new knowledge by our renowned faculty. Learn more...

Technology Initiatives

Changing the way we think about and use new digital technologies for learning. Learn more...


Meet the OofSI Team

Sean Leahy

Director of Technology Initiatives

As the Director of Technology Initiatives for #OofSI, I explore current and emerging technologies to prepare the next generation of teachers and educators to become creative designers of transformative...

Jennifer Stein

Director, Design Initiatives

In my role in OofSI, I manage our Design Initiatives, in particular supporting Community Design Labs. I have lived in many different places, including Tokyo, New York City and the Bay Area, but consider Boston...

What's New

Reorganizing the student success team in Student Services so that students have easy access to staff who can provide support in...

This cohort of MLFTC staff will work together during the 2019-20 academic year to demystify the practice of principled...

Principled Innovation is "how" we approach our work at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. It's our core value that drives us to...

Quick summary: In which I disparage the buzzword "design thinking" even while praising the idea of design; point to the value-...

New faces from various university programs have joined the veteran Educational Technology Champions (ETCs) in the network of...

Ronny Hoopes, Abigail Owen, and Kaleb Freund, first year MLFTC students, brought their podcast "Chaotic Energy" to Innovation Day...