Connect and Learn

Where the stories and people of the KCI community come together to learn, share, and connect

KCI MERIT program: Equipping teachers with cutting-edge tools

December 9, 2022

Mission: The MERIT (Making Education Relevant through Innovative Teaching) program has been the Krause Center for Innovation’s premier professional learning opportunity for more than two decades. Housed at Foothill College,…

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Gay Krause receives PTA Award

Gay Krause is Honored with California PTA Golden Oak Service Award

May 9, 2022

Gay Krause received the Golden Oak Service Award, May 2022 from the Los Altos – Mountain View Council of PTA’s. The Golden Oak Service award is given to an individual…

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KCI Cast with Katie McNamara

KCI Community Showcase Featuring Katie McNamara

May 9, 2022

In Episode 10, Cate chats with OBI and MERIT alumnus, Katie McNamara, about her work as a Teacher Librarian and how her commitment to making learning more pleasant for students…

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Increasing Teen Nutrition and Produce Consumption Through Cultural Recipe Interventions

Increasing Teen Nutrition and Produce Consumption Through Cultural Recipe Interventions

May 3, 2022

Why? Frequency of produce consumption is one of the most accurate methods of assessing nutrition quality, an indicator for other health measures that are linked to long-term well-being and thus…

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Combating Social Media’s Effects on Body Dysmorphia

Combating Social Media’s Effects on Body Dysmorphia

May 2, 2022

Many social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook continue to promote negative content for those susceptible to eating disorders and social body dysmorphia (BDD). Body dysmorphia is a mental health…

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Affordable Housing Awareness

Affordable Housing Awareness

May 2, 2022

The median home price in Cupertino is $800,000, which is $300,000 more expensive than the median home price in CA and makes Cupertino the 12th most expensive place to live…

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Pennsylvania State University Visits the KCI Makerspace for Inspiration and Guidance

Pennsylvania State University Visits the KCI Makerspace for Inspiration and Guidance

May 2, 2022

KCI welcomed esteemed guests from Pennsylvania State University to the KCI Makerspace on Thursday, April 7th, 2022. Kim Lawless, Dean of the College of Education, and Steve Wilson, Director of…

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