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Compete 360 is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year!

Join a cohort of teachers using Design Thinking Philadelphia to engage their students in fun, inquiry-based learning that helps students develop as critical thinkers and creative problem solvers. Applications can be submitted by teachers or principals by clicking the registration button below.

    We are accepting:
  • 20 teams in the high school division
  • 25 teams in the 6th-8th grade division
  • 20 teams for the K-5 programs


Teachers who are new to DT Philly or who haven't successfully completed a DT Philly project in the past two years must attend a design sprint before the program-wide training session scheduled for the last week of August (veteran DT Philly teachers are also welcome to come if they choose). A design sprint is a fun, miniature version of what you'll do with your students this year. Please select one of the dates below to register for a design sprint:

ALL participating teachers must attend one of the following trainings in order to participate in DT Philly 2019-20. Please select one of the dates below to register:

High school and 6th-8th grade programming begins the week of September 16, and programming for the K-5 divisions begins the week of September 30. The DT Philly Showcase, where students in all grades present their work, is scheduled for the first week of February.

Want to learn more about DT Philly before registering? Stop by one of our spring Open Houses.