The DSX High School MODEL builders (2013-2018)

We are so indebted to all those that have given their time and hearts to DSX. Over 150 people, ranging in age from 9 to 74, have contributed to the mission and vision of DSX, a new high school for a new world. 

Pop-Up High School Students and Prototype Testers (district, charter, parochial and private schools)

Jeffrey Bernstein, Katherine Chu, Joshua Bruno, Zavrey Weiler, Jeremy Edwards, Harmony Wicker, Katie Vestal, Hanna Weiler, Caelen, CJ, Amir, Dylan , Elliott, Leo, Christian, Tyler, Corey, Rufus, Domingo, Sam, Dante, Aldous, Royce, Justin W, Jordan W,Ferreira, Joshua Bruno, Katherine Chu, Ella Rook, Deshan Yapabandara, Ashley Phan, Kiana Afshar, Adan Salazar, Annie Kim, Robert McGugan, Jeffrey Bernstein, Joseph Nguyen, Isaac Mahan, Sophia Li, Kai Galvan, Kaden Galvan, Justin Huwe, Caryus Pak, Oliver York, Chaaya Patel, Justin Tsin, Genesis, David, Miles Larson, James Abraham, Gianni Martinez, Leila Kashani, Lucy Clifford, Misha Clifford, all the students at Thrival Academy, Oakland.

Story makers and tellers

Tim Shriver, Jon Colloday, Paul Westberg, Russlyn @Emerson Collective, Silicon Schools Fund, Bunker Frank, Loree Goffigon @Creativity Matters, d.tech, Jim Gilbert, Erica Hodgins, Paul Kim, Jonathan Goncalves, Jean Driscoll @Vincent Academy, Olivia Bryant @Y-Core, Jim Gilbert, Scott Witthoft, Bruce Boyd , Chuck Bowes, Team Vessyl, Kyle Metzner, Rivkah Beth Medow, Sarah Filley, Drew Prober, MetWest School, Ross Jensen, Coach Mike Calhoun, Erin Raab, Trinidad Faustino, Joshua Kauffman, Jallé Dafe, Jae Rhim Lee, Ben Bingham, Chris Brennan, Carla Hall, Seamus Harte, Devon Young, Mark Grunberg, The Crucible, Nick Peterson, Sarah Stein Greenberg, Maureen Keffer, Alexsandra Walton, Marlene Henderson, Michelle Capobres and Alec Lee @Aim High, Martha Martinez, Noriyko Tate, Shannon Solano, Steven Drouin, Chris Balme, Caneel Joyce, Tara Thomas, Nate Lundy @LiveOak, Arjuna Sayyed @ebsfb, Michael Dawson @InnovatorsforPurpose, Susan Dix-Lyons, Tom Malarkey, aManda Greene, Alex Scully, Sujata Bhatt @TheIncubatorSchool, Evan Nichols, Kevin Jeung, Karen Matsuoka, Randy Ching, Emily Jonas, Xander Bremer, Kelsey Dang, Maya Okyerewaa Odei, Alexander Barker, Penelope Madry @tntp.org, Al Adams, Dr. Rebecca Hong, Leticia Britos, Colleen Cotter, Vivienne Ming, Diane Ketelle @Mills College, Sara Beckman, Carla Silver, Kenzo Velasquez, Tana Johnson, Conor McCaulley, Victor Cary, Tom Malarkey, Gabriel Cooper and his crew of deviants, Vikram Bhat, Caroline Wilson, Christine Ortiz, Caroline Hill, Michelle Molitor, Frances Messano, Jo Paraiso, Salomeh Ghorban, Jade Rivera


Catalysts

Jonathan Lazatin, Molly Gales, Daniel Nava, Rebecca Horwitz, Andrew Molina, Cathy Tran, Youssou Fall, Josephine, Daouda Camara, Anton Krukowski, Dr. Susan Clifford, Lizette Dolan, Estria Miyashiro, Sagit Betser, Anne Clifford, Colin Groth, Sam Yen, Marc Anderson, Amy Argenal, Dr. Bianca D'Allesandro, Alice Clifford, Douglas Diaz, Tommy Guerrero, J.R. Anderson, Melanie Harris, Caneel Joyce, Kurt Wolfgang, Eve Gordon, Kieren Dutcher, Tania Anaissie, Angeliki Kapoglou, Dominic East, Adam Pierce, Michael Tubbs, Emi Kolawole, Victor Saad, Christopher Sean Bennett, Jason Mayden, Willem Smith-Clark, Emily Jonas, Carla Silver, Jen McDonald-Peltier, Ariel Raz @Stanford d.school K12Lab Network, Jonah Most, Mo Molino, Ariel Raz, Tana Johnson, Sanjli Gidwaney @DesignforChangeUS,


Founding Design Team

Sabine Antonios-McCrea, Cornelia Sylvester, Corey Weinstein, Gustave Carlson, René Villicaña, Meike Hannon and Shannon Phillips @Shinebright, David Pinedo, David Wildkress, Gino Pastori-Ng @YouthImpactHUB, Christina Chung @OaklandKidsFirst, Ty-Licia Hooker, Lizette Ortega-Dolan, Mehdi Nikzad, Amy Argenal, Paul Smith, Tony Emerson, Sandra Bae (curriculum visuals) UC Davis ‘18, William Worm (Poster, stickers, storymaker) RISD ‘16, Saba Fazeli (Website and storymaker) Stanford ‘16, Martin Edwards (One sheet language genius) @Edupath, Jamison Sloan (math curriculum prototype) MIT ‘18, Jignasha Pandya (model overview + graduate profile), Corrina Hui (schedule, graduate profile, model overview + maths curriculum), David H Clifford (founder + chief creative catalyst)

Founding Advisors

Susie Wise @Stanford d.school, Shea Tate-DiDonna @Zana, Jeremy LaTrasseJuanCarlos Arauz @E3, Jeff Hord, Jason Baeten and Dana Rosenberg @ebsfb, Justin Ferrell @Stanford d.school, Ty-Licia Hooker, Michael Sturtz @Stanford Creative Ignition Lab, Ashanti Branch @EverForwardClub, Nicola Phillips as CFA (Catalyst for Awesome), Gino Pastori-Ng @YouthSEED, Jason Berv, David PinedoLinda Inlay, Mallory Dwinal @Oxford Day Academy, Alonzo Henderson, high school Junior and former student of David's, and Mara Benitez @Transformative Coaching + Consulting.