Ohio Chapter


Meeting Minutes

Past Events

Dinner & Presentation

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 6:00 pm
4199 W Dublin Granville Rd, Dublin, OH 43017

La Scala La Scala
Join us at La Scala for dinner and a presentation from Dr. Gary Allread, Professor and Program Director Institute of Ergonomics at The Ohio State University.

Members: $40.00
Non-members: $45.00
(meal is included)

Gary Allread Ph.D. Gary Allread Ph.D. Dr. Allread is the Program Director of the Institute for Ergonomics at The Ohio State University. A Certified Professional Ergonomist, he works extensively with companies and organizations nationwide, to provide a variety of ergonomics support services. This includes: conducting ergonomics worksite assessments; giving general and customized ergonomics training; and developing and managing companies' ergonomics programs. He also works closely with Ohio State's well-respected ergonomics faculty and staff to conduct quantitative research for those seeking more-detailed analyses of their products and work functions.

Dr. Allread coordinates Ohio State's popular Ergonomics Short Course, offered bi-annually on OSU's main campus in Columbus. Recently, he has also lent his expertise to those in the foundry, automotive assembly, hospitality, healthcare, and air transportation industries, to improve work practices and reduce injuries among employees.

Ohio Chapter December Meeting & Holiday Event

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 6.00 pm
Montgomery Inn
4565 West Dublin-Granville Road, Dublin OH 43017

Ecole Kenwood French Immersion School
Columbus, Ohio
High performance learning concepts where embraced in the design of this new PK-6 school, providing for a large gathering stair/presentation space near the center of the building, as well as collaboration/extended learning areas in each of the four academic wings. The building is on track to achieve LEED Gold certification.

Olentangy Berlin High School
Lewis Center, Ohio
Using Olentangy's recent successful high school layouts from Liberty and Orange High Schools as the basis of design, Olentangy incorporated new Collaboration studios into the academic studios to provide high-performance learning spaces for today's academic program. Various other improvements were made throughout the building to address security and technology.

Beavercreek D-Lab Renovations
Beavercreek, Ohio
Eighth through twelfth grade students collaborate, prototype and present in four new Design Thinking Labs throughout the district. Students develop the ability to investigate a problem, apply relevant knowledge, and take responsibility for their learning by utilizing critical thinking and solving problems as an application of design thinking. The flexible spaces are created to put students at ease, foster collaboration, and engage and support 21st century learners.

Strongsville Middle School
Strongsville, Ohio
This project is for a new Middle School housing 1,340 students and incorporating high-performance learning principles and encouraging teaming and small group learning in twelve small communities. The building also includes an 800-seat auditorium and an oversized gymnasium.

Chapter Meeting

Date: October 6, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm
West Muskingum PK-4 Elementary School Learning Center
200 Kimes Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Building is one of the latest examples of 21st Century Learning principles. Tour will be followed by a meal and a discussion on 21st Century Learning.

The tour will provide educators not familiar with the student-centered concept as well as those wanting to see examples with an opportunity to see a school first-hand.  By default, the tour will allow educators to compare a typical or traditional learning environment with the student centered learning environment.


Chapter Dinner Meeting

December 3, 2015
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Kona Grill at Easton, Columbus, Easton Town Center
4087 New Bond St. #502, Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: 614.347.3007

December Social & Panel Discussion

"Experiences with Construction Delivery Methods"

Dr. Bill Wise, Superintendent of South-Western City Schools
Clair Howey, Fanning Howey
Holly McLean, Quandel Group
Rodwell King, GPD Group

Members: $30
Non Members $35

Chapter Tour and Dinner Meeting

June 11, 2015
Tour at 5:30 pm, dinner to follow

Tour: New Albany-Plain Local Schools New Learning Center, 177 North High Street, New Albany, OH 43054 (map)

Dinner: Ella Restaurant, 266 E. Main Street, New Albany, OH 43054 (map)

New Albany- Plain Local Schools New Learning Facility