About Us

IDOT is dedicated to providing accessible design education to high school students.

IDOT is a nonprofit organization started by a team of UC Berkeley students to give high school students a way to learn, explore, and experience design. Learn more about us through these links →

Our Vision

Board & Contacts



IDOT defines design as creating solutions to human problems. Our community is composed of student-led high school chapters that learn design through four pillars: Curriculum, Industry Exposure, Project Mentorship, and Competition.


Industry Exposure

Project Mentorship


For Students

Are you a member of IDOT — or hoping to start your own chapter? Here are some resources to help you learn about and get started with us!

Curriculum Links

Starting a Chapter

Student Responsibilities

Frequently Asked Questions

Partner with Us

Are you an interested company, organization, or sponsor? Here are a few resources to help you learn about us and start building a partnership!