What Is reDesign?

Who We Are

We believe that all young people can become independent, passionate learners who are prepared for college, regardless of economic circumstance, race, or family history. For us, education is fundamentally an issue of social justice.

What We Do

We collaborate with clients on projects that push the envelope of vision and design, projects that are reimagining what teaching and learning can be, particularly for the most vulnerable and marginalized youth in our society.

reDesign Blog

What is there to say when the world is out of control? A Student Guide to Writing a Personal Statement

As part of reDesign's #justonething effort to support (and not overwhelm!) educators during the COVID-19 pandemic, here is just one thing: a student-facing performance task guide, The Personal...

Why Are the First Several Years of Teaching So Difficult? How Schools Can Stop Failing Novice Teachers

“Fraternity hazing” is how one article in the Atlantic characterized the experiences of first year teachers. The comparison conjures images of navigating degrading and dangerous rites of passage...

Teacher Growing Pains

Student accuses teacher of lying. Student is right. Nothing is done. Sounds like an event of a distant past? Nope. King Johnson’s recent note to his teacher this month reminds us, telling lies is not...