Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation
Young minds will be inspired like never before in our new academic building, the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation.
Our new academic building is a modern learning center designed to spark creativity, collaboration, and innovation for all Carondelet students and the East Bay community.
The center allows students to learn in collaborative and intrepid ways, giving them the skills to succeed in college and beyond. Carondelet launched its initiative to transform educational programming for young women with curriculum innovation and re-imagining utilization of space.
The Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation opened on November 14, 2019.
FLEXIBLE LEARNING SPACE
Eight modern design studios, comfortable lounges similar to those at a college campus, and a giant media wall for professional presentation.
AN INNOVATION HUB
A place to build partnerships between schools, universities, businesses, and organizations.
EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
An evening speaker series, educator workshops, college fairs, summer camps, and more.
RENTABLE SPACE AVAILABLE
Local community groups and businesses can rent part or all of the 18,000 sq. ft. center for special events such as conferences, banquets, fundraisers, and private meetings.
Speaker Series: Esther Wojcicki
Thu. Jan. 30
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Esther Wojcicki is an award-winning educator, journalist, non-profit leader, and best-selling author of How to Raise Successful People. Based on her experience as a legendary teacher and mother of three very successfully daughters, Esther will share her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, healthy, successful children using Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness (TRICK).
Free admission, limited seating
Grand Opening - Nov. 14, 2019
As an anchor for its expanding campus, the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation reflects the spirit of innovation that defines the school of the future. Carondelet students and faculty celebrated the opening of the new facility with gratitude and excitement. Read story.
Groundbreaking - Oct. 11, 2018
Carondelet celebrated the beginning of construction on the Center for Innovation on October 11, 2018. Hundreds of students, teachers, and friends of the school joined us to mark the historic day! Read story.