vision

Marshmallow Minds is our region's distinguished Design and Project Based Learning Institute where children between grades K-8 of all abilities, can empathize with real-world problems, explore STE(A)M and engineer innovative solutions through Design Thinking and build their creative confidence.

Mission

Marshmallow Minds inspires innovation through Design Thinking and STE(A)M education and builds creative confidence in young minds between grades K-8 of all abilities.

history

“What if the heart of every STE(A)M lesson is an empathy-based real-world story?”

Thus started the sweet journey of Marshmallow Minds with the support of excellent schools, visionary school leaders, thoughtful educators, supportive PTA /parent volunteers, and compassionate and caring friends and family.

Dec 29, 2015, Marshmallow Minds ignited.

Feb 2016, Marshmallow Minds website launched.

Mar 2016, Marshmallow Minds officially incorporated in the state of California as a nonprofit PUBLIC BENEFIT corporation.

Apr 2016, Marshmallow Minds applied for the Stanford Whiteboard Fellowship program.  

Aug 2016, Marshmallow Minds participated in the Henry Ford Learning Institute (HFLI) Design Thinking workshops in Detroit.

Oct 2016, Marshmallow Minds launched the trial run for in-school Design Thinking programs, STEAMX-DT-4SCHOOLS and STOP DROP DESIGN

Dec 2016, Marshmallow Minds launched the Design Thinking Professional Development program, DTPD4EDU. 

Apr 2017, Marshmallow Minds launched the Design Thinking Parent Education program, DT4PEN. 

Jul 2017, Marshmallow Minds launched the in-school STE(A)M eXplore Design Thinking program, STEAMX-DT-4SCHOOLS.

Jun 2018, Marshmallow Minds launched the Summer Camp program.

Nov 2018, Marshmallow Minds filed for 501c3 with IRS.

Apr 2019, Marshmallow Minds launched the in-school Design Thinking-STE(A)M Hackathon program, STOP DROP DESIGN.