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...

Jennifer Stein

Director, Design Initiatives

I collaborate with colleagues across the OofSI and Principled Innovation teams to manage our work on learning futures. I have lived in many different places, including Tokyo, North Carolina, New York City and...

What's New

The Office of Scholarship and Innovation has expanded the internal grants program to include research support mini-grants. The mini...

The Principled Innovation team presented a tailored version of their The Power of Pausing: Reflection for Personal and Professional...

To put it mildly, 2020 has been a year of change, casting aside what was, with what has to be, and the academic conference...

Early this semester faculty member Kelly Davis sent me a...

At the end of October, the Principled Innovation team hosted an hour-long online workshop titled The Power of Pausing:...

The network of IgnitED Labs at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has had three locations in full operation since the fall of 2019....