The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most distinguished professional award bestowed to an individual Association for Learning Environments member. This award is designed to honor an individual who has distinguished themselves by making significant lasting contributions to the educational facility planning industry throughout their career. Winners of this award will receive a special insignia lapel pin and extensive news media coverage to the educational facility planning and construction industry. Additionally, all Association for Learning Environments past Planner of the Year award winners will now be recognized as Lifetime Achievement Award winners.
Each region has the option to nominate one candidate per year for consideration for the Lifetime Achievement Award.