McKinstry Innovation Center


Paving the way for future innovators

A sustainable pipeline of skilled workers well-versed in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math is what our nation needs if we are to remain competitive in a world that is becoming more complex by the year. Fostering a strong education system will allow us to pave the way for future innovators. Driving innovation in educational delivery that prepares our students for the careers of the future is critical for America, and the visionary educators at our Center are doing just that.

Education Innovators

A world-class educational system is the single most important factor in ensuring American students can compete for the best jobs. Meet the Center innovators who are working toward a brighter future for our nation's children.

E3 Washington

Integrating education, environment and economy to create sustainable communities.

New Venture Lab

Connecting Gonzaga University students to projects with entrepreneurs housed in the Innovation Center.

Sustainable Media Group

Helping individuals and organizations develop sustainable business competency.

Teach for America

Working to ensure all our nation's children have access to a quality education.

Teachers United

Building a movement of excellence to deliver a quality education for every student.

The Parents Union

Empowering Washington's parents and families to advocate for their children's learning.

Washington STEM

Advancing innovation, equity and excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Washington state.