Center for Innovation
Milton Chen, author and educational futurist, visited Scarsdale on November 5th and 6th, 2018
Dr. Chen is the former Executive Director of the George Lucas Foundation and former publisher of the Edutopia website. His latest project involves studying "extreme learners" and personalized learning.
Chris Lehmann, author and educational visionary, visited Scarsdale on April 4, 2017
Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. Chris is a champion in education reform. Chris is the author of Building Schools 2.0. He met with our teachers throughout the day and spoke at a session after school for the community. For more information on Chris, visit the Science Leadership Academy website.
Renee Hobbs, digital literacy leader, visited Scarsdale on October 18, 2016
Renee Hobbs is one of the nation's leading authorities on digital and media literacy education. She is the founder and director of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island. Renee met with teacher and administrative teams throughout the day and spoke to faculty after school. For more information on Renee and her work, visit the Media Education Lab website.
Mukesh Patel, serial entrepreneur, speaks at Innovation Luncheon
Mukesh Patel was the featured speaker at the spring 2016 Center for Innovation Luncheon. Mukesh was recently named as one of “The Hot Movers and Shakers of New York City’s Startup Scene” by entrepreneur.com. He is an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Business School, where he teaches an undergraduate course called Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship (ICE) and also serves as Director of Innovation at the Rutgers Honors College Innovation Lab.Mukesh is also the founder and CEO of JuiceTank, a New Jersey-based business incubator and co- working space, co-founder of NextBridge, a private equity firm, and an entrepreneurial attorney.