Call to Action
We are asking the nation "What will you do?" to engage in the national Day of Design. Join K12 schools, community colleges and university students, government agencies, nonprofits, states, associations and other national organizations. Share your commitment to help students and workforce engage with more than 150 community colleges, educational organizations, manufacturer institutes, manufacturing education organizations and professional societies. What will you do?
About Day of Design
A Transformational Movement in Design Thinking

The Day of Design Challenge is focused on targeting all areas of the education system to make impactful change. Resources are available to students, teachers and administrators with a variety of class and after school activities.

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Partner Commitments

Day of Design is seeking various sector partners to promote and sponsor the events.

Resource Library

Select Resources to view the design thinking process and a series of challenges and materials

News & Events

View a list of upcoming events and information leading up to October 6.

Curriculum Guides

Curriculum guides and best practices are available to members and sponsors.

Day of Design Challenge

View example challenges and learn how you can submit your challenge.

Video Uploads

All challenges are uploaded for submission and tracking.

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Day of Design Leadership
Meet the team from our partner sectors.

Tara Carcillo

President, Chief Executive Officer, The Clearing

Dr. Eleanor Smalley

President, Chief Executive Officer, Jason Project

Pepper Bullock

Founder, CEO, Safe Harbor Consulting, Executive Advisor

Rick Miller

President, Olin College of Engineering, Executive Advisory

David Benoit

Director of Business Development, Global Education, Stratasys

Al Bunshaft

Senior Vice President, Global Affairs, Dassault Systèmes

Michael Norris

COO & Market President, Sodexo, Executive Advisor

Edie Fraser

President, Chief Executive Officer, STEMconnector

Celeste Carter

Program Director, National Science Foundation, Executive Advisor

Sheila Boyington

President- Thinking Media/Learning Blade®, Executive Advisor

Bryan Albrecht

President, Chief Executive Officer, Gateway Technical College

Landon Taylor

Marketing Development Executive, CEO Base 11, Executive Advisor

Amelia Mezrahi

CEO, Next Steps Universe, Executive Advisor

Day of Design: 10.06.2017

Day of Design is a transformational movement that seeks to make impactful change in how we education. It's focus is to gain commitments to participate in the national Day of Design challenges surrounding design thinking and experiential learning. This is made possible in partnership with the National Association of Manufactures.