Shorewood School District and the UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center are partnering to deliver a K12 Teaching Fellowship Program. This year-long fellowship offers Shorewood School District teachers the tools and time to design and pilot new authentic learning curriculum. Teachers would become well versed in Design Thinking methods through practice and small curriculum design experiments. Through hands-on activities and a series of design challenges, program participants (K12 Teaching Fellows) will be introduced to basic principles, tools, and mindsets of Design Thinking. This methodology for innovation that combines creative analytical approaches and collaboration across job functions and disciplines. Design Thinking draws on methods from engineering and design, and combines them with ideas from the arts, tools from the social sciences, and insights from the business practice. This program creates solutions that are user- focused and enlightens participants with new ways of being purposeful and collaborative.