Transformative education occurs when ideas and knowledge are blended to create effective programs, services and products that improve lives. The UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Impact Through Innovation (ITI) Initiative identifies opportunities to address educational challenges and empowers faculty, administrators, researchers, practitioners, students and communities with new ways to meet these challenges. ITI promotes positive change by addressing educational challenges, moving from ideas to actions that are poised to improve lives, schools and communities. Innovation provides the spark that ignites minds and hearts to engage in exciting life-long opportunities for intellectual growth. It’s already working – ITI is a proven catalyst and incubator for change – and we invite you to join us!
The Impact Through Innovation Initiative engages the School of Education’s students and faculty in becoming change agents by creating and promoting effective ways to meet challenges faced by educational institutions, their faculty, students and the communities in which they are situated. Blending education, innovation and entrepreneurship, ITI seeks to improve lives through three channels: