Professional Learning in Educational Innovation

Ignite Every Child's Genius

The Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education partners with schools, districts, and educational organizations to develop cultures of innovation and creativity.  Please contact us to discuss your professional development needs at jilearning@sandiego.edu 

Professional Development Workshops

We are excited to announce we are hosting Ed Innovation Professional Development workshops for school teams. Sign up your school or district for one of our engaging workshops covering an array of ed innovation topics including: social good innovation, global competencies, UDL, STEAM, emerging technologies and more! These virtual or in-person sessions are customizable and can be completed as a one-hour, half-day or full-day workshop depending on your organization’s goals. All workshops will help you gain the experience, knowledge, network and mentoring to take your innovation skills to the next level! 

Ed Innovation Workshops

  • Become a Social Good Innovator and Create Access to Innovation Culture
  • Creating Cultures of Inclusive Innovation in Your District or School
  • Creating Teen Access to Social Innovation Culture
  • Creative Collaboration Stations: A Mindfulness Experience
  • Design Thinking: "Create Your Own Tea" Workshop
  • Dream, Design, Do: The Disney® Way
  • Escaping Reality: Engaging Students Using AR/VR in the Classroom
  • Global Book Bags Workshop
  • Global Dialogue
  • Global Voices & Digital Storytelling
  • Introduction to Data Strategies for Educational Innovation
  • Learning Space Design for Creativity & Innovation
  • Measuring SEL & The Protective Factors Index
  • Super Storytelling through Coding

See our workshops and classroom facilities here.

Educational Innovation Certificate Program

This program is designed to support professionals seeking to advance to the next level in their careers. Participants are able to choose from a unique blend of coursework to meet their career and business goals, learning from leading educational innovators and entrepreneurs. Work with us to develop and offer a certificate in Ed Innovation to teachers in your schools. 

Fully online workshops with facilitated optional synchronous experiences

  • 3 courses (9 credits total) to complete the certificate
  • Optional Professional and Continuing Eduation graduate extension credits will be available for purchase

Upon completion of requirements, students will receive a non-transcripted, printed certificate.