Frequently asked questions


what is the event?

Dream It, Design It  is a true design challenge for students in grades 4-5! Teams of students will come to the Corbett Experience Center and be asked to complete a design challenge on the spot. Students will be judged on:

  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Challenge Success
  • Design
  • Presentation

Each team will be expected to come with a conceptual idea for the project and present their idea in a two-minute presentation.

who is the event for?

For the first year, the event will be open to 4th and 5th grade students for students from Montgomery County schools.

when is the event? 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 9:30am – 1:30pm

    • Snow Date: Monday, February, 11, 2020

where is the event? 

Corbett Experience Center |  56 Buttonwood Street  |  Norristown, PA 19401

Is there a cost for the event? 

Yes. The cost for each team is $75. This fee includes all materials and lunch for students and teachers.

how will teams be judged? 

Please see the event rubric here.

can parents attend the event? 

Unfortunately, due to space constraints, parents/guardians and other guests of students are not permitted to attend this event. Each team may be have up to employees from the school serve as a chaperone.


who can i contact if i have any questions? 

Ben DeSantis (Project Consultant):

Patrice Semicek (Project Consultant):