Irene Nigaglioni Receives Association for Learning Environments Chairman's Award

For Immediate Release

October 24, 2016

Janell Weihs

Irene Nigaglioni WASHINGTON, DC – Irene Nigaglioni, AIA, ALEP, PBK Architects Inc. was honored with the Association for Learning Environments' Chairman's Award during the recent LearningSCAPES Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Presented in the name of the association's past chairs, this tribute is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated continuing meritorious service to the organization.

Irene Nigaglioni, a principal at PBK Architects has diverse experience in programming, design and project management for institutional facilities. She has completed hundreds of school projects ranging from master plans and facilities assessments, to high schools, stadia and district service facilities. An industry expert in cutting-edge programming and design applications for educational facilities, Irene Nigaglioni has earned national recognition for her concentrated efforts in research and programming for learning environments.

Her contributions and service to the Association for Learning Environments define her dedication to creating 21st century learning environments. Irene Nigaglioni has served in several leadership roles from chapter and region offices to assuming the position of Chair of the Board of Directors in for the Association for Learning Environments. Always read to lend a hand and mentor those new to the profession, she is one of the instructors for the association's Advanced Academy for Designing Learning Spaces and serves as chair of the Accredited Learning Environment Planner (ALEP) commission that governs the association's credential.

As Scott Layne, past chair of the Board of Directors observes, "Irene exemplifies the work ethic and professionalism that all of us strive to achieve. She has been a valuable and contributing member of our organization for many years, and continues a presence for excellence in our field which results in a significant contribution to the association as well as the thousands of children that benefit from her skills."

The Association for Learning Environments is the only professional organization whose primary purpose is improving the places where children learn. With approximately 4,500 members, the Association encompasses six geographic regions across the United States, and supports regional representation in Canada, Australasia, and the UK. The Association embraces a collaborative network of professionals with one single goal – building healthy, safe, resilient and sustainable 21st Century learning places that inspire transformation in education, enhance student and teacher performance, and support culture and community vitality. To learn more visit our web site, or follow us on Twitter @A4LE2.
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