Schedule subject to change

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception (all registered attendees)
The Studio Loft at Ellie Caulkins Opera House  

Thursday, October 14, 2021

7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Open

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
School Tours
    Boulder Tour
    West Tour
    North Tour
    Central Tour
    South Tour
    East Tour

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibition of School Planning and Architecture Exhibit

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-in

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tradeshow Opening   

Friday, October 15, 2021

8:30 am – 11:00 am
Opening General Session

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Expo Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sessions (7)

Social/Emotional Learning Through Curriculum and School Design

"This School is for Us?"; Creating Change in Underserved Communities

Built Form as a Public Health Intervention: How the design of an elementary school is supporting the physical, mental, and emotional health of a community

Evolving Methods in Socially Responsive Architecture: The Future of Occupant Centered Design

Virtual Engagement: When it Works and How to Get More Out of Remote Sessions with Stakeholders

The Building Blocks of Transformative Change

Student Health. Student Performance. Student Success. 

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Sessions (7)

Blurring the Lines 2.0: Agency, Personalization, and Lifelong Learning in the Future

Comprehensive Learning Now and into the Future

Indigenous Schools – Past, Present, and Future

Workplace 2.0 and What it Means for the Future of Learning Environments

Designing for Mental and Emotional Health

The Moon School: The First Galactic School!

Designing Schools for Parental Engagement

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Sessions (7)

Linking Educational Environments and Experiences for ProSocial Learning and Collaboration

Shooting for the Moon: an optimistic process for the exploration of new possibilities for public education and the role of schools in our communities

Harnessing Today’s Challenges & Opportunities to Influence the Future of American Education

The Learning Playground – Adaptable Design Strategies for Equitable Access to Restorative Learning Environments

Engineering the Future Leaders of Our Community

Student Voice Informs Equitable Learning Space Design from A4LE SchoolsNEXT Design Competition

Investing in Communities Through Placemaking and Play: Playful Learning Landscapes  

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Expo Reception

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 16, 2021

8:15 am – 9:45 am
Super Session

JEDI Based Design

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sessions (7)

A Tale of Three Projects: Storytelling as Adaptive Optimism in Educational Design

Community School Models: A Path Forward for Education

Comprehensive Approach to Safety and Well-being in Learning Environments

Restorative Environments for Wellness and Well-being

Valuing Student Voices as a Disruptive Force to Impact Design of Learning Spaces

Resuscitating Educational Facilities for Innovative Learning and Environmental Stewardship

Do Better Things … Not the Same Things Better

11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Sessions (7)

How Collaboration Can Help Address Infrastructure Needs in Underserved Communities

For Better or Worse: The Five Stickiest Changes to Education Post COVID-19

The Equity Project: Can a School in 2070 Fix Inequality and Truly be Inclusive to All?

Supporting Unique Needs: A Collaboration Between Learning and Design

Raising the Bar on High Needs Specialized Education

From Here to There: A Journey Towards Excellence and Equity in Philadelphia

Interconnectedness – Towards Learning in 2070

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Expo Lunch

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sessions (5)

Dancing with the Yeti; how three resilient Iron Range communities in Northern Minnesota and two formerly competitive school districts remarkably came together and joined forces around a hopeful Next Century Vision for Learning to reinvigorate optimism

Equity and Representation in Practice

The Set of Mandalorian vs The Community Lighthouse: Shaping the Future of Education

The Learning Ecosystem of 2070

Intergenerational and Interconnected Community Learning: A Mixed Use Model

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Sessions (4)

Through the Looking Glass: Reflections on the Future of Learning

School 2070: Two Transformations

Evolving the Paradigm: Community Based Learning in 2070  

Disruptive Resilience: Aligning Learning Styles and Teaching Pedagogies with a Biophilic Approach to 2070 School Buildings  

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Super Session  

Trauma-Informed Design

Sunday, October 17, 2021

8:15 am
After School
Virtual Presentation from Australia

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Super Sessions

Place-based Learning Shining Bright: Beyond the Tyranny of Time and Space    

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Closing Lunch

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-out

Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)

LearningSCAPES 2021

October 14-17
Hyatt Regency | Denver, CO