Skateboard Design + Business Program

Skateboard Design and Business Program (SKDB)

The SKDB program was first offered and taught by Nadé in the spring of 2017 at PACE@PCVS.  Due to the programs success in re-engaging students Nadé is teaching a 2nd SKDB program, a fall/winter session.

Units and lessons create a variety of cross-curricular learning opportunities where students gain hands-on design and production experience: woodworking, drawing, digital design, and participation in on and off-site workshops with community mentors, entrepreneurs and businesses. Each student gains an understanding of employment, as both an employer and employee, from a business and entrepreneurial perspective.


(Above) Public student exhibition at Thin City Skateboards that featured logos and t-shirts designed by students and a fundraising skateboard that was raffled off with funds going to Kawartha Food Share.

Visit the SKDB website to view more student work, documentation and snapshots of the many activities students engage in.


Published by heynade

A designer, educator & arts manager

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