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Application Materials

All projects must have been completed after January 1, 2012.

Click here to register online.

Pricing
Member 1 Project
$700
Member 2 Project
$850
Member 3 Project
$1,000
Member 4 Project
$1,200
Member 5 Project
$1,400
Non-Member (Per Project)
$800
Non-Juried (Per Project)
$200

For more than 5 projects, please contact Carla Cummins at 602.750.5696 for special pricing options.

  1. Online registration and identification of the following must be done prior to sending the application materials.

    • Identify type of Award (MacConnell and/or LE Solutions)
    • Identify category of LE Solutions
    • Identify project (Name, location, district, configuration, etc.)
    • Identify Key firms/individuals of the process

  2. Project Dossier. To address the criteria and illustrate the successful story of your project, please assemble a PDF document of no more than 30-pages in length and no larger than 15 MB. Include as many photographs and/or images as necessary to illustrate and describe the process and overall project. Please avoid solicitation of any particular brand or firm involved in the project.

    The dossier should include the following sections:

    • Executive Summary—describe the overall goals and outcomes of the project
    • Scope of Work and Budget
    • School & Community Engagement
      • Describe the Community
      • Identify stakeholders
      • Name challenges
      • Describe available assets
      • Describe value of process and project to community at large
    • Educational Environment
      • Explain the educational vision and goals of the school.
      • Describe & illustrate how the environment supports the curriculum
      • Describe & illustrate how the environment supports a variety of learning & teaching styles
      • Describe & illustrate how the environment is adaptable and flexible
    • Physical Environment
      • Describe & illustrate the physical attributes of the environment
      • Describe & illustrate how the facility fits within the larger context of the community
      • Describe & illustrate how the project inspires and motivates
    • Results of the Process & Project
      • Explain how the project achieves educational goals and objectives
      • Explain how the project achieves school district goals
      • Explain how the project achieves community goals
      • Explain any unintended results and achievements of the process & project

  3. Dossier Specifications

    • All dossier files should be in PDF format and not to exceed 15 MG. Files exceeding the 15 MG will not be submitted to the jury
    • Please use the name of the project as the file name. For example: Meadowlark Elementary School; Johnson Middle School-Major Addition; Big Brothers/Big Sisters Learning Center
    • Please insert electronic tabs for each section of the dossier so jurors can easily navigate through the information
    • Either portrait or landscape layout can be used. Please consider that many jurors will review the material in electronic format
    • Avoid using firm names and references from the descriptions

  4. Confidential Data Sheet; email with project dossier.

  5. Photo Release Form. Please complete, sign, and include the photo release form in the submittal transmission. One release per project.

  6. Optional Materials—not necessarily included in the dossier. All should in electronic format and labeled by the project name and description of file; for example, Meadowlark El Front Entrance, Meadowlark El Ed Spec, Meadowlark El PoR.

    • Additional Images. No more than 5 additional images not to exceed 1MB each (floor plans, site plans, images of your choice to be used for promotion and marketing of the award). Firm name may not appear on photos.
    • Educational Specifications
    • Educational Brief and/or Educational Visioning documents
    • Program of Requirements
    • Design Guidelines

    If you have any questions, please contact Carla Cummins.