Developing creative leaders for a digital and global 21st century
To develop a complete mind: Study the science of art; Study the art of science. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.Leonardo da Vinci
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IDEAS Academy at Houston Community College's West Houston Institute prepares students with the mindsets and skillsets most needed today to address the challenges and realize the opportunities of a digital and global 21st century.
“IDEAS” stands for Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship in the Arts and Sciences. We believe it is the intersection of these disciplines that will lead to to a more sustainable and resilient future here in Houston and beyond.Learn More
Recent News & Events
The West Houston Institute will be expanding the IDEAS Academy program at Alief ISD in 2021-22. As part of this initiative, we are hiring two Alief high school teachers to become IDEAS Educators and help us grow the community at their campus.
If you missed any of the Fall 2020 Project Homeworld: Agents of Change speaking events or want to re-watch or share them, they are now available on Edutube as a playlist!