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The Innovation Campus: Student-Driven Learning for the NEXT Century

Scott Krenner, AIA

Jack Mousseau, Principal

Shawna Trujillo, Principal 

Cunningham, MOA, Natrona SD

Domains: Learning, Context, Process

Course Level: Expert

Learning Units: 1 LU

Room: A706


Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am


Abstract:

High school students in Casper, Wyoming, are directing their education and discovering opportunities for their future – whether it’s college or the workforce. Pathways Innovation Center came out of years of planning and concern by the community that graduates weren’t adequately prepared for life after graduation. Career exploration is at the core of Pathways, and each of the four academies feature an innovation lab with state-of-the-art industrial equipment and technology, giving students hands-on real world experience in career fields and allowing them to virtually connect with industry experts around the world. The centerpiece of Pathways is a two-story, 5,000-square-foot fabrication hall that was inspired by Boeing Airlines’ facilities in Redmond, Washington, and is intended to inspire collaboration across academy disciplines. Pathways resides on a 38-acre campus that is shared with Roosevelt High School, the district’s alternative school, which follows a “healthy mind".


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understanding how the visioning process did not just inspire the design process but continues to influence, inspire and reshape how the educational learning is delivered at the facility.  
  2. As an educator: obtain a greater understanding of the student-driven education model and that empowers students to create their own destiny and graduate with career readiness.
  3. Pathways Innovation Center represents a new model for collaboration and innovation that propels the technical education into a new orbit.
  4. As an educator: obtain a greater understanding of the student-driven education model that empowers students to create their own destiny and graduate with career readiness.