Have you ever had an idea for improving education? Here's your opportunity to transform your education ideas into a prototype in 54 hours. Find the right people with complimentary skills and the passion & dedication to build an education solution in one weekend. Design a solution to improve learning outcomes for your learners, receive coaching from experienced education & industry professionals and win prizes that will help take your idea to the next level!We're looking for passionate educators, designers, developers & entrepreneurs who want to make a difference in improving education opportunities for all. Come solving real problems in education while learning the basics of founding & launching a successful education product.The event: We bring together a diverse group of people passionate about making a positive impact on education. In 54 hours, participants share ideas, form teams, design products and launch education startups. Startup Weekend Education begins with open-mic 60-second pitches on Friday night that result in the formation of small teams around the best, most viable education concepts. Teams spend Saturday and Sunday focusing on user research, customer development, validating their ideas and designing prototypes with the help of experienced coaches from the education industry. On Sunday, teams demo their education products and receive valuable feedback from a panel of expert judges. Amazing educators are the key to any successful team at this event! This is the first Startup Weekend Education in Kansas City. We need to collaboratively think of innovative ways to tackle these challenges. Startup Weekend Education is a space to draw the startup momentum to education and solve meaningful problems. Join us for the highly anticipated launch in our community.It is about learning, professional development, and support. We structure the weekend's curriculum to help you gain new knowledge and skills in business, design, and development. You can also build your network, get face time with education and business thought leaders in Kansas City, and of course, find people to launch a successful business. Your ticket covers seven meals, snacks, all the coffee you can drink, and support for our education community."