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the teachers and the community

in transformative initiatives



teacher leaders who inspire

innovative practices



the teaching profession

locally, regionally, and nationally

The PEF Innovation Hub provides K-12 educators innovative  opportunities to grow as instructional experts, teacher leaders, and community connectors as a service of the Public Education Foundation. By uniting K-12 schools, colleges, nonprofits, and business partners in a cooperative effort, we help provide all students access to experiences that will prepare them to thrive in the emerging ecosystem. Additionally, through creative regional, national, and international partnerships, we work to help elevate the teaching profession by providing teachers with unfettered access to learning and networking experiences that showcase their talent and passion for delivering a top-rate education.



Upcoming Events

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Bright Spark Summer 2021 Graphic Design Challenge | A Free, Virtual Student Program 

Dates: June 1-30, 2021

Cost: Free

Participants: Rising 4th-12th grade students

Location: Program is virtual from start to finish

Register by: May 15th, 2021


Design & Sustainability: How to Change the World! | A High School Summer Design Sprint Experience

Dates: June 7-11, 2021 (5 half-days), 9 AM - 12 N

Enrollment: $450 per person - Registration ends on May 22nd

Participants: Rising 9th-12th grade

Location: Program includes both virtual engagement and in-person engagement at the Bridge Studio in Rossville, GA.



The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and the Public Education Foundation of Chattanooga created the PEF STEM Innovation Hub to provide development, amplification, and leadership experiences for teachers, principals, parents, and staff from community organizations.

The PEF Innovation Hub operates as a service of the Public Education Foundation where teachers, principals, non-profit organizations, and leaders from business and industry work together to transform public education. The hub has emerged as an innovative leader that works in partnership with Hamilton County Schools to provide unique opportunities for stakeholders to identify and develop revolutionary educational strategies that help prepare students to thrive.


Public Education Foundation

100 E 10th ST, Suite 500

Chattanooga, TN 37402


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