Innovation in Digital Education and Leadership (iDEAL)

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Welcome to Loyola Marymount University's Innovation in Digital Education and Leadership (iDEAL) Institute! The iDEAL mission is to foster new and forward thinking ideas in educational technology and its integration into the classroom for the benefit of students. The iDEAL Institute cultivates teachers and administrators as advocates for equity in educational technology access as well as prepares them as leaders in their schools and community.

There are three main initiatives in the iDEAL Institute:

  • Blended Learning Partnership Schools
  • Technology Integration Partnership Schools
  • Technology Integration Specialist Certification

Interested in Working with the iDEAL Institute?


The LMU School of Education’s Innovation in Digital Education and Leadership (iDEAL) Institute has many different opportunities to provide the support your school needs. 

LMU iDEAL is now accepting interest forms for the 2017-2018 academic year. 



To ensure you have the information necessary to complete the Interest Form, please view the form here first. Then, click the link to the form below.

iDEAL Interest Form

Upon submission, your school will be reviewed and contacted for a site visit with a follow up interview.  Additional information, such as demographics and testing information, will likely be needed.


Submissions are due by January 8, 2017.

For more information, please email