Golden Ticket


You have been selected by your school’s KEEN Leaders to participate in an Engineering Unleashed Faculty Development National Workshop. We hope this opportunity is both personally and career enriching for you!


Registration is now open.

Each KEEN partner university receives five Golden Ticket sponsorships a year to participate in an Engineering Unleashed Faculty Development National Workshop. These sponsorships cover all costs.* 

Golden Ticket holders get a free pass to the workshop of your choice! 

  • Registration opens on Thursday, February 4, 2021
  • Golden Tickets must be redeemed by Monday, March 15.

Your coupon code can be found on the email sent to you by your KEEN leader. Input that code on the registration form.

Don't delay! Space is limited to 30 seats per workshop. Seats are first-come, first-served.

*Please note that though the $1,500 cost for the Engineering Unleashed Faculty Development National Workshops is waived for golden ticket holders, a cancellation policy applies. If a participant cancels within 30 days of a workshop, the Kern Family Foundation may invoice the institution for a $150 cancelation fee to cover materials and other unrecoverable costs.

About the Workshops

Engineering Unleashed Faculty Development National Workshops are a three way win for you, your institution, and your graduates. Self-directed tracks allow you to choose areas to learn and grow based on your interests, such as Teaching & Learning, Discovery & Research, Leadership & Integration, and Application & Industry. 

Over the span of a year, you will experience:

  • Expert facilitation from practitioners in the field 
  • Working alongside a small group of fellow attendees 
  • A sandbox-style approach to develop your self-directed project 
  • One-on-one coaching and consulting from start to finish
  • Access to an extensive, community-developed library of materials 
  • The opportunity to extend your work through competitive funding opportunities after successfully completing a faculty development program

6 Steps to Success

Step 1: Register for your workshop

Step 2: Complete a customized, short online introductory video series 

Step 3: Select a candidate project and examine how entrepreneurial mindset applies 

Step 4: Attend your workshop 

Step 5: Develop, deploy, and assess project work over the span of one year 

Step 6: Share results with the Engineering Unleashed community!