North Carolina Chapter

The geographic area served consists of the state of North Carolina.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Edi Francesconi

Fall Tour

December 16, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern

1 AIA CEU available

Lewisville Middle School

Lewisville MS
Lewisville MS
Join us for a virtual tour of Lewisville Middle School – Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, followed by a panel discussion with Q&A.

The new Lewisville Middle School opened in August 2021 with 648 students. Construction began in March 2020 and the total project cost was $35,900,000.00. The 108,000 square foot facility is designed for 800 students and is capable of future expansion to 1,100 students. The design incorporated elements to allow for community use of the facilities after hours and provided extensive collaboration areas for both students and staff.

Members (Private Sector) $20 | Non-Members (Private Sector) $30
FREE for School District Attendees – BUT YOU MUST REGISTER!


Link will be sent to registered attendees the morning of the event.

2022 Annual Chapter Conference

Winds of Change April 2-6, 2022
Reflect. Recharge. Refocus.
Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Asheville, NC
Click here for more information and to register for the conference.

2022 Scholarship Award

The North Carolina Chapter sponsors a competitive scholarship program to provide financial support for students currently enrolled in a North Carolina undergraduate or post‐graduate program related to planning, design and construction of schools. Each academic year, up to five students in a North Carolina college or university will be selected as the recipient(s) of a $2,000.00 Scholarship Award. For complete details, please click here.

Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022

Planner of the Year Award

The annual Planner of the Year Award is for educational facility planning excellence and is the highest and most distinguished honor conferred by our Chapter. For complete details, please click here.

Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022

SchoolsNEXT 2019

The SchoolsNEXT team from Neal Middle School, Durham, NC, led by their inspirational teacher Joanna Ali, secured First Place – Award of Excellence at the 2019 LearningSCAPES conference in Anaheim, CA. You are invited to view their extraordinary presentation.

The Multicultural Advanced Learning Academy (MALA): Narrative » | Presentation »

Donate to Hurricane Florence Recovery

Florence Aid to Students and Teachers of North Carolina – FAST NC – is an effort led by a bipartisan group of current and former North Carolina education leaders to help the state’s public schools as students and educators struggle to return to normal following Hurricane Florence and its impact.

Please indicate on your online donation or on your check that you are a Member of A4LE or that you are donating through the A4LE North Carolina Chapter Website.


Upcoming Events

December 16, 2021
Fall Tour

April 2-6, 2022
North Carolina 2022 Chapter Conference
Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Asheville, NC
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