Design for Change Certified Educator Course

Self-Paced, Online Professional Development

Offering diverse materials - articles, podcasts and videos, self-reflection and guided practice and learning modules - that enable educators to enhance their practice at their own pace.

 

Looking for inspiration and support? 

 

The Design for Change Certified Educator Training is online professional development offering access to expert materials about design thinking for social change, guided student activities to implement the Design for Change process, and hands-on learning modules to further strengthen your practice as you work to shape your school into a design thinking community.


Become a Certified Design for Change Educator! 

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The Design for Change Course, in 3 Simple Steps

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1. Learn

First, dive into articles and videos and other reference materials as you enhance your understanding of design thinking for social change and the Design for Change framework. Each module sets you up to apply that learning directly in your classroom. 

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2. Teach

Next, you will apply what you have experienced by teaching directly in your classroom. You will have step-by-step guides to support you as you introduce the Design for Change activities with your students. 

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3. Reflect

After you implement the activities, you will reflect on the process and consider ways you might extend or modify the activities for your unique teaching context. 

Key Details 

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Topic

Design for Change Implementation 

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Outcome

Earn a certificate and possible CPE, CEUs, or clock hours

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Number of Modules

8 modules

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Time Commitment

30-75 minutes per module + teaching time

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Value

  • Hands-on professional development

  • Real-world projects

  • Address social issues

  • 15+ curated student activities 

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Alignment

Social-Emotional Learning and CASEL Competencies, Social Justice Education, Design Thinking

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Targeted Grade Levels

4th-8th grade​

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Price

$79 per teacher, per year

Join the Movement!

Check out our 8 learning modules that support you as you engage students in design thinking for social change. Activate student-led changemaking today! 

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