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

Clarin Collins

Director of Scholarly Initiatives


In my role as Director of Scholarly Initiatives, I work with others in OofSI to provide resources, tools, and supports for faculty research by planning trainings, looking for opportunities for faculty research...

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...

What's New

In the third installment of the Design team traveling to San Diego, Christina talks about her experiences at the Ashoka U...

On Tuesday 2/12, I jumped back over to San Diego for my second visit in a week to “America's Finest City.” This time, I went to...

A cross-section of participants that included staff, faculty, and students discussed the possibilities and implications related to...

Over the last year, our Design Team at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has worked with Kyrene School District to imagine what is...

What if we conceptualized student mobility not as a hierarchy or about getting from one level to the next, but rather in terms of...