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News & Announcements

ITDS offers Covid & Flu Vaccine Clinics

Through a partnership with Safeway, these clinics are open to anyone (students, staff, families, community members) as long as they register 24 hours in advance.

Gardening is a Revolutionary Act

While working in the garden with preschoolers is an early step, it is laying a foundation for the tenets we hope they will carry on into their lives – tenets that apply broadly and lead to social justice for all.

ITDS Student Government Association

Following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case, members of the ITDS student government association release a statement to the community

ITDS names Dr. Sundai Riggins next Head of School

“Dr. Riggins will add to the strong foundation built over ITDS’s first decade and lead our community into the next chapter with a strong commitment to the progressive ideals that make ITDS special.”

A Parent's Perspective

A parent of two ITDS students, 8th and 6th graders, reflects on her experience with the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School community.

Spring 2021 Reopening

ITDS commits to providing in-person learning opportunities for students this spring as we emerge from a full year of online instruction.

Resident Reflections

Raven Robinson spent the 2017-2018 school year at Inspired Teaching Demonstration School as a Resident Teacher in one of our preschool classrooms. Raven is now in her third year as a prekindergarten teacher at Powell Elementary School, and serves as a grade-level lead teacher.

Student Connections

Maureen Young Ingram was a member of the founding faculty at Inspired Teaching Demonstration School. She taught the preschool Big Cats for nine years and is now a proud member of the ITDS Board of Directors.


Melissa Somerville joined the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School community in 2015 as a parent of a 2nd-grader and a 3rd-grader. She joined the staff of ITDS in 2016 as a first-grade teacher, where she’s been inspiring students ever since.
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