Pending Acceptance and Subject to Change

Track: Evidence and Impact

What evidence is there that design matters? That a particular method of delivery is advantageous? That one product is better than another? What lessons have you learned?

Track: The Experience of Place

The built and natural environments have profound impacts on our behaviors both for better and worse. How do we cultivate a sense of place for better? How might the built and natural environments be made to enhance teaching and learning? How might school buildings and grounds foster a sense of community by reflecting those they serve? 

Teaching Outside the Classroom: Charting the course for an Enhanced Outdoor Learning Experience

Design for Equity: What Does It Look Like?

Through the Lens of Trauma-Informed Design

Facilitated Learning Outdoors – “Re-seeing” Pedagogy in Design | Mind + Body + Spirit

New Urban Assets: Creating a Playful Learning City

Using Learning Activities to Identify and Achieve Innovation in Teaching and Learning: building an education story using research based methodologies

Re-building a School and Re-building a Community

Planning with Authenticity: Holistic Design Approaches to Engage & Reflect Underserved Communities

Creating District Wide Furniture Standards with Flexible Learning and Collaboration as the Guiding Principles

On the Edge: How sustainable and community-centered design creates place

The Power of Place: Stories of Belonging

Building the Alki Vision: Aligning School Space to District Equity Initiatives

Learning from the BIPOC Experience in Designing Educational Spaces

Radical Empathy: Three Transformative Projects in Underserved Communities

Morgan's Wonderland: Creating and Supporting an Inclusive Place for All Abilities

Chasing WELLness in the School Environment – a shift in the way we look at high performance

Community Campus: Sharing Resources in Support of Students and their Families

Educating First Nations Students in the 21st Century

Mass Timber Schools: A Multi-Story Prototype for Flexible Learning Environments

Schools as “Game Changers” for Fostering Inclusion, Equity and Belonging

Healthy Schools by Design

Nature as a Path to Learning and Place – The Blakely Elementary School

Community Through Design: Cultivating a Sense of Belonging in Learning Environments

Schools as Teaching Tools: A Methodology and Framework to Design Buildings that Teach

CLT Meets Physical Environment: Practical ways to optimize transfer of knowledge in educational settings

Architecture as a Reparative Force in the Learning and Development of Children Negatively Impacted by Adverse Childhood

Track: The Learners' Experience

What is the learners’ experience? Who are they? How do they differ? How do they respond differently from one another to similar environments? Is there a one-size-fits-all solution? Or is a custom solution composed of aggregate parts more appropriate? 

Track: The Next Experience

What are the emerging trends in society, education, and/or school planning, design, construction, supply, and operation that should be informing our conversation today? 


Marriott Rivercenter
San Antonio, TX

October 5-9, 2022


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