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Become a Connection Architect

A Plus Wonder Connection Architect applies and is accepted by the leadership and education teams, based on their plans to connect and collaborate and their record of engagement. We encourage anyone and everyone to apply.

Eligible Participants

We are looking for leaders, educators, and parents from all walks of life and communities who value partnering, connecting, and collaborating in their everyday teachings and activities. They are fully aligned to the mission of Plus Wonder and want to share their experiences and expertise with others. They believe connection can help us build meaningful relationships for a better life, better organizations, and a better world. We welcome stakeholders from all different walks of education to join our movement. Check out our FAQs for more information.


The Leadership and the Education Council review applications on a rolling basis. Applicants should expect a response within 2-4 weeks.

Connection Architect Application

If you have already spoken to the Plus Wonder team, you ONLY need to fill out the required fields. If Plus Wonder has NOT started a dialogue with you yet, please fill out the entire form.

Applicant's Name(Required)
First Name
Last Name
Please provide your email address. This will also be the same email address you use to register with Plus Wonder.
Professional Affiliation (if applicable)
If you are representing an organization, please provide the name of the organization and your role within it.
Name of Organization
Your Title or Role
If applicable
It could be from the Partnering book, the Six Degrees of Connection, yourself, or someone else.
By providing your answers and clicking this CAPTCHA, you agree Plus Wonder may contact you and/or use your answers to help spread the Plus Wonder message and build the partnering movement.


Who are Plus Wonder Connection Architects?

People who desire further engagement with Plus Wonder can apply to become part a Connection Architect. They are usually secondary and post-secondary educators, business leaders, research labs, non-profit organizations, even families and individuals looking to invest in themselves. All are considered and selected according to our eligibility requirements and goals for wide representation of perspectives.

Why should I apply to be a Plus Wonder Connection Architect?

Connection Architects spread the Plus Wonder mission with the world, provide strong examples of implementation across different sectors, and benefit from opportunities Plus Wonder initiates through its network. Connection Architects seek to apply all the concepts and practices from Partnering in their daily lives and look to engage with the Plus Wonder community as partners, ambassadors, and advocates.

Can I request an introductory call? 

Sure, email to talk to one of our teammates or current Connection Architects about our network.

What happens after I submit my application?

You will receive an immediate email confirming that we have received your application. Please allow for 2-4 weeks for the Education Council to review your application and follow-up with an email indicating whether you have been accepted as a Plus Wonder Connection Architect.

Why should I register on the website?

When accepted, Connection Architects gain access to an enhanced profile on, password-protected web pages that provide downloads to the Architect Toolkits, exclusive media content and access to opportunities, and services to co-design innovative products to enhance collaboration. We provide you this access through our website.

What if I’m not accepted?

Keep being the incredible person you are and working with the Explorer content and activities to make a positive impact in your community. The Connection Architect network will continue to grow and develop, and there will be more opportunities in the future for you to connect further with the Plus Wonder movement.

Have additional questions? 

Connect with Plus Wonder to discuss your partnering ideas by emailing

We’d love to hear from you.

Please get in touch with the team.

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