Pathfinder Kindergarten Center Wins Learn by Design Competition

Pathfinder Kindergarten Center announced winner of the 2018 SXSW EDU Learn by Design competition. Following pitches from this year’s 10 finalists, Pathfinder Kindergarten Center was named the winner at the awards ceremony presented by VS America.

Now in its second year, the Learn by Design competition celebrates the collaboration of designers and educators in the pursuit of creating groundbreaking physical learning environments.

This year’s projects range from a Syrian refugee portable classroom to a renovated kindergarten in Japan to a next generation community college in Houston, Texas. The top 10 finalists are: Libraries of the Future – The Urban Learning Park • HEART Board Pyramid • D&F x Ghata • Pathfinder Kindergarten Center • Missouri Innovation Campus • Do Space • Summit Sierra • West Houston Institute • Outdoor Classroom for John Muir Middle School • KM Kindergarten and Nursery.

About Pathfinder Kindergarten Center

SXSW EDU 2018 Learn by Design Finalists, Pathfinder Kindergarten Center. Pathfinder Kindergarten Center
Pathfinder Kindergarten Center in Washington is an innovative, next generational learning environment for 600 Kindergarten students under one roof. The custom design solution reduces time lost to transitions through push in specialists and decentralization of services.

Photo by Steven Snow.


Jessica MacCall

SXSW EDU Sr Digital Media Manager

As the Sr Digital Media Manager I over see SXSW EDU's activity across all digital vertices including web, social and video. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications - Electronic Media and Photography from Texas State University and am currently pursing an MBA from Western Governors University. Outside of work you might find me enjoying a glass of red, hanging with my dogs or at a basketball game.

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