Dan Boniello is an appraiser, school coordinator and alumnus who has been involved with Creative Problem Solving in many different ways for over 15 years. He is currently a Middle and High School music teacher and finds that many tools he learned as a participant in DI have helped him to succeed in school, work and the "real world". He is always excited to help pass these skills along to new generations of participants through the many different roles he currently plays in the program
To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.
We inspire and equip students to achieve anything they can imagine in life.
We offer seven exciting standards-based Challenges in STEM, Improv, Visual Arts, Service Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables students (K-university) to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In solving our Challenges, teams learn important 21st century skills which will prepare them for a brilliant future. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge.
NYDI is the New York affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc.: a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization.