The Charlottesville-Albemarle region is a hotbed for education innovation.

The ReinventED Community Convening is our attempt to bring everyone together to connect, catalyze, and create change. We’re inviting students (k-college), entrepreneurs, educators, administrators, innovators, and more. Anyone interested in improving education is welcome to attend. Participants will learn from one another, pitch ideas for projects, and collaboratively design the future of education.

This is ReinventED Lab’s biggest fall event, and is designed to connect our community of education innovators.


The goals of this event are:
•to connect education innovators & create opportunities to learn from one another
•to present and showcase education innovation projects


6:00 – 6:15 Welcome, Kickoff, and Food

 6:15 – 7:15 CONNECT: Participants will host pop up conversations around topics of interest. Anyone is welcome to host one of these sessions!

 7:15 – 8:00 PITCH: We will have an open mic for anyone to pitch ideas for projects around innovating education. Bring your idea for a new class, an educational venture, a policy suggestion, and more.

 8:00 – 8:45 DESIGN: We will work through a design thinking workshop to think about the core goals we have for the future of education in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.

 8:45 – 9:00 Closing and Reflecting Forward


If you have any questions, or would like to submit an idea for this event, send an email to!