The Futures Project
What Do We Want To Become?
Project Design Lab
Click on a project's ESSENTIAL QUESTION below to learn more.
Select one project to customize with your team in partnership with a teaching artist at the Project Design Lab, August 10-13 via ZOOM.
Learn more about the Project Design Lab here.
All projects are fully customizable to fit your school and community.
Registration for the Project Design Lab will open in the fall after school begins.
Learn about customizing a project to support your school's goals at the Project Design Lab.
More Project Info
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a PDF of the full Project Templates.
Link to the Project Design Lab
Creative Project Think Tank
Over a week in June, a team of educators and teaching artists convened to design ways to start school in the fall with joyful and engaging learning projects that bring students and community members together to take action on the big challenges we face at this historic moment.
These projects are the result of their creative imaginings.
Jenifer Aldrich / Principal / Albert Bridge School
Camille Anderson / Grades 3-4 Classroom Teacher / Thatcher Brook Primary School
Andy Barker / Project Director / Burlington City & Lake Semester
Reeve Basom / Place-Based Education Coordinator / Center for an Agricultural Economy
Eric Booth / Project Design Lab & Community Engagement Lab Co-Director
Cat Buxton / Change Facilitator at Grow More, Waste Less
Anne Campbell / Education Director / Catamount Arts
Will Kasso Condry / Visual Teaching Artist
Keighan Chapman Eaker / Middle School Social Studies / Windsor School
Sarah Day / First Grade Teacher / Albert Bridge School
Alissa Faber / Visual Teaching Artist
Lizzy Fox / Poetry Teaching Artist
Paul Gambill / Project Design Lab & Community Engagement Lab Co-Director
Ashley Hensel-Browning / Dance & Movement Teaching Artist
Evie Lovett / Photography & Media Arts Teaching Artist
MK Monley / Art Teacher / Thatcher Brook Primary School
Cindy Mosedale / Middle School STEAM / Newark Street School
Erin Maile O’Keefe / Movement Teaching Artist
Jen Olson / Work-Based Learning Coordinator / Hazen Union High School
Barbara Paulson / Puppet Theater Teaching Artist
Lindsay Pontius / Theater Teaching Artist
Matthew Perry / Visual Teaching Artist / Executive Director, Vermont Arts Exchange
Gowri Savoor / Visual Teaching Artist
Alexandra Turner / Visual Teaching Artist
Jamie Watkins / Filmmaking & Media Arts Teaching Artist
Mary Wesley / Education and Media Specialist / Vermont Folklife Center