North Carolina Chapter

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

Regional Manager: Julie Fried

Fall Tour

Due to circumstances out of our control the tour is being modified.

The Pre-K Center, Wake County Public School System, is unexpectedly unable to accommodate the tour. We are working with them to reschedule in the next few months.

The West Millbrook Middle School, Wake County Public School System WILL be able to accommodate the tour as planned.

The agenda for West Millbrook will remain the same.

11:30 – 11:45 am Check-in at West Millbrook
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm Tour of West Millbrook

Thank you for understanding this unexpected situation.

September 25, 2023
10:30 am – 1:30 pm EDT

AIA CEUs available

Join us for a day of tours! Attendees will tour the Pre-K Center and then travel on their own to tour West Millbrook Middle School. Lunch will be provided at West Millbrook Middle School.

Tour Guides:
Katherine Hogan and Ashley Dennis

Pre-K Center

Wake County Public School System, 5008 Memory Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
Co-located on the existing Millbrook Elementary School campus, this Early Learning Center is the first freestanding public Pre-K for the Wake County Public School System. Eight classrooms surround a shared, dynamic play space to create a safe and nurturing learning environment. This building will address the needs identified by the North Carolina Governor’s Early Childhood Action Plan to provide access to high quality early education, food security, emotional support, and academic support. Designed to the standards for Pre-K education spaces in WCPSS, this building will also meet the Five Star Daycare rating requirements.

Pre-K Pre-K

In addition to the classrooms there are evaluation rooms, spaces for speech therapists and teaching specialists and a movement room for indoor active play. Vibrant apertures emerge from the roof to provide access to ample natural light- allowing each classroom to change throughout the day. Shared learning spaces build community by allowing children to engage, learn and discover the beauty and lessons of nature.

West Millbrook Middle School

Wake County Public School System, 8115 Strickland Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
West Millbrook Middle School was an on-site replacement of the existing middle school that was fully occupied during construction. The new West Millbrook Middle School accommodates 1,280 students and includes teaching spaces for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP). There are spaces for design, fine arts, physical health education, language acquisition, and core classrooms spaces . The school also has over 10,000 square feet of learning commons space distributed throughout the school for use by students and teachers for collaboration.

West Millbrook

The school site sits within an active residential neighborhood, so much care was taken to provide the least impact on the neighboring community. This site includes athletic fields, staff parking, necessary traffic queues, as well as a bus transportation center with staff offices; a maintenance cluster with storage and workrooms; and parking spaces for 60 buses.

Members: $20 | Non-Members: $40 | School District Representatives: $10


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