Sat, Apr 13th, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Design Education Forum

In Conjunction with Portfolio 1-ON-1™

This year’s Design Education Forum and keynote will offer insight into how design for good is impacting the ways educators are teaching in the classroom. The panel discussion to follow will cover the design for good in design education from a cross-section of both industry and education perspectives.


Art Institutes International Minnesota Pence building, Rooms P109 & 113 (Entrance located at 800 Hennepin, one block from Solera) 15 South 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402 map »


9:00–9:30 Refreshments 9:30–10:15 Keynote Presentation 10:15–10:30 Coffee break 10:30–12:00 Panel Discussion Keynote speaker Bernard Canniffe, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Panelists Chris Houltberg, Augsburg College Sandra Wolfe-Wood, AIGA MN Design for Good Andy Berndt, Community Blueprint Haley Kilgour, EPIC Minnesota Moderator Dan Paulus, University of Wisconsin River Falls Free. No registration required. Refreshments will be provided. For additional information visit the Portfolio 1-on-1™ event site

About the Education Committee

Sponsored by the AIGA Minnesota’s education committee, the event is part of our design educator’s quarterly get-togethers. These events are intended to facilitate and reinforce connections between the state’s visual mentors. Questions? Please contact Douglas Brull, Director of Education.

Contact Leadership

Michelle York
Michelle York
Associate Director, Student Affairs
Michelle York is a designer at Tilka Design in Minneapolis. She has a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from Concordia University, St. Paul. In her free time, she loves to paint with acrylics, walk her dog, Willie, volunteer with AIGA MN and coach volleyball.