During our 6-month "new and inclusive idea" pre-accelerator experience, participants will come to the program with an idea that they've been working on related to improving educational outcomes for students furthest away from opportunity and enhance their idea through our learning experiences rooted in equity, technology, innovation, and 21st century learning.
The mission of this program is to accelerate the pace of innovation in our Las Vegas education ecosystem by working with educators and education entrepreneurs to cultivate new solutions that will lead to an entirely new way of teaching and learning in the next wave of the 21st century in Las Vegas. During our 6-month "new and inclusive idea" pre-accelerator experience, participants will take an idea they've been working on and enhance their idea through learning experiences rooted in equity, technology, innovation, and 21st century learning.
As the future of work continues to shape in the next wave of the 21st century, it is important that our education system adapts to these emerging trends and needs. Our innovation lab has embarked on a 5-year journey to cultivate pathways for community members to develop and enhance ideas.
Identifying and exploring key challenges and/or opportunities related to the future of learning in Las Vegas.
Using insights from data and community voice to design and/or enhance new solutions grounded in human-centered design and equity principles.
Piloting and testing solutions with students most impacted by the challenges being addressed.
Collecting and codifying learning that will help inform next steps in enhancing the solution and/or scaling the solution to a larger number of students.
Up to $5,000 for solution enhancement.
Learning and development rooted in education, innovation, technology, and equity.
Expanding your network with like-minded community members who believe that they have the capacity to reimagine education in Las Vegas.
A chance to take your idea to the next level with guidance from talented mentors.
Four Innovation Ideas
Our last iteration of our Pre-Accelerator resulted in four ideas that we believe will positively impact educational outcomes in Las Vegas. Before you decide to apply, feel free to view the videos below featuring our Fellows reflecting on their ideas and their experiences.
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