The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship and 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...

Benjamin Scragg

Lead Design Strategist

I'm the Lead Design Strategist in the Office of Scholarship & Innovation, where I partner with schools to engage in open-ended design thinking and methodology to generate solutions to the unique challenges and...

What's New

Our college has embraced the idea of Principled Innovation as being a core value that informs everything we do. (More on...

Over the past few years I have struggled with some of the consequences of disruptive innovation and have come to distrust the...

Over 100 educators and future educators participated in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Early Childhood Conference on Saturday...

The word “protocol” has a somewhat rigid, almost clinical connotation for me, evoking a sense of strict rules, a...

We are a busy group here up on the 4th floor of the Farmer Educational Building—the space where the teams from the Office...

As we look towards a new year of possibilities and opportunities, we wanted to step back and share some updates with our Principled...