For School Leaders

Future Design School empowers school leaders to be effective instructional coaches who drive operational excellence. Our team of senior education experts serve as trusted mentors, advisors and strategic partners to school leaders around the world.

Our team has helped leaders implement school improvement plans, establish opportunities to close the achievement gap, design new schools and spaces, improve school culture, increase admissions, develop leadership capabilities, drive operational improvements, transform pedagogical documentation, measure student learning progress, advance assessment practices, enhance career readiness with students, strengthen instructional practices, rethink report cards, redesign timetables and develop new funding strategies.

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“Amazing! The innovation design process was super helpful & replicable. Thank you for giving us the space to work on some ideas and test out the process.”

Troy Nelson
Clarenceville High School, Michigan

“You have given us the direction for our five year vision implementation plan. The collaborative teaching/learning style was an excellent model. The confident and well prepared presentation style, mixed with fun, purpose, and clear direction made the day fly by!”

Stacey Hobbs
Wishing Well Schools, Ontario

Develop a transformation plan that addresses the unique needs of your school

The work we do across schools supports deep competency development and skill mastery through exceptional learning experiences. Our proven methodologies combine significant learning generated from our extensive field work around the globe and leverage our deep expertise in strategy development, user centered design and change management.

School leaders choose to work with Future Design School for the deep insights and approaches we bring to strategic conversations, strategy development and action planning. Cultivated over decades of working in schools solving complex problems, we have a unique vantage point that pushes leaders to think beyond the obvious into new, ideal and unexplored opportunities.

Our Offerings


Our student centered strategic planning yields actionable plans that translate into measurable results. Leverage our team’s deep expertise in education and their exceptional business acumen to build a transformative roadmap for your school.

Our proven, data-based inquiry process engages the entire school community in providing input; empowering collaborative culture while enabling data-informed decisions.

Leverage our team to:

  • Gain alignment & build shared vision

  • Assess current effectiveness & identify opportunities

  • Uncover real needs & define key priorities

  • Determine organizational structure & align accountability

  • Develop a transformative & effective strategic plan

  • Build a budget & an actionable roadmap

  • Establish a framework for assessing ongoing success

  • Create compelling narrative & plan for communication

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Professional Development

Future Design School has worked directly with thousands of educators across North America and Europe through sustained Professional Development. Our programs leverage a user centered approach by tailoring the program to meet the specific needs and initiatives of your school.

Engage our team to build a customized plan that supports your unique vision. We work closely with school leaders to craft a program that moves your school’s pedagogical vision forward.

Our Process:

  1. Meet with school leaders to identify pedagogical vision and opportunities

  2. Craft a unique professional development plan that drives your vision forward

  3. Strategically match your team with a dedicated expert

  4. Deliver hands-on, action oriented professional development program

  5. Provide ongoing support and mentorship

We can work with you to craft a customized plan that meets your unique needs.

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Leadership Coaching & Mentoring

Future Design School supports school leadership development through workshops, coaching and mentorship focused on building skills in performance management, team effectiveness, communications and more. This support allows leaders to play an important role in supporting educators to prepare students for the future.

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Future Design School has worked with thousands of educators around the world, developing trusted relationships with highly innovative school leaders and educators. These educators and leaders are building schools that drive future ready competency development through authentic, challenge based learning. They are leading a revolution in education, and your team is invited.

Future Design School can connect you with inspiring peers and provide resources to drive the change in your own school. Join our exclusive, growing network of forward-thinking educators and school leaders from around the world in our Future Design School Membership program. Membership provides you with access to the Future Design School Peer to Peer Network of like-minded peers and direct access to Future Design School resources that help you drive your strategic agenda forward.

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Tools & Frameworks

Our proven methodologies scaffold deep competency development and measurable skill mastery through experiential learning. Our robust frameworks support an ongoing process of deep investigation, questioning, collaboration, documentation and meaningful reflection. Our frameworks, tools and resources enable schools around the world to develop unique differentiation and engage students in deeper learning.

School leaders leverage our resources, proven methodologies and tools to broaden and deepen their instructional and operational leadership capabilities. Our resource library is a source of ongoing support and inspiration driving leaders to push beyond conventional approaches as they support educators to build exceptional learning experiences that support deep competency development and skill mastery.

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Future Design School offers school licenses to push and play curriculum that empowers educators to work with students on solving real world problems inside the classroom. Each course includes slide decks, activities, videos, assessment practices and a comprehensive teacher’s guide to help support the teacher in their role as facilitator. Future Design School curriculum is designed around the tenets of exceptional learning and allows for students to develop their creative confidence.

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Work with Future Design School to develop a transformation plan that addresses your school’s unique needs, vision and goals.