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...

Web Initiatives

Untangling the digital world for the MLFTC community. 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...

Gloria Minnihan

Instructional Designer


Here at the Web Initiatives team, I help faculty and other MLFTC departments develop engaging, effective, and efficient learning experiences including (but not limited to): trainings, instructional videos, and...

What's New

On a bright and warm Saturday morning, the Madison Meadows Middle School administration and teaching staff met with several members...

As the title of this post suggests, the Technology Initiatives team in the Office of Scholarship & Innovation is behind the...

As part of an exciting new district partnership, the Office of Scholarship and Innovation kicked off a Community Design Lab with...

Our first design workshop with the Administrative Leadership Team (ALT) at Madison Elementary...

We are working with the Administrative Leadership Team (ALT) at Madison School District on a design process to address some of the...

As we continue to dive into an open-ended design process with the Madison Administrative Leadership Team (ALT), five teams have...