Tennessee Chapter

The geographic area served consists of the state of Tennessee.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Edi Francesconi

Evolution of Education Schools Tour

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Battle Creek Middle & Elementary

3451 Mahlon Moore Road, Spring Hill, TN 37174

Evolution of Education

CEU / AIA | Panel Discussion | Tour of Schools | Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Keeping up with the growth rate, managing aging facilities & creating 21st Century school environments can be challenging. Some school districts have found that balance; creating versatile learning spaces that encourage collaboration and serve their rapidly growing student population. Opened in the Fall of 2019, Battle Creek Elementary & Battle Creek Middle Schools provide the students and staff of Maury County state of the art educational facilities.

Ben Metz Ben Metz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Design Manager, ESa
The presentation by Earl Swenson Architects will share the project goals, the importance of client communication, considerations for future growth and the importance of incorporating spaces for differentiated learning into a 21st century learning environment. The case study of 2 facilities describes design strategies for supporting wellness and collaborative environments in schools.

Patricia Cadigan Patricia Cadigan, Masters, Educational Leadership & Administration, Learning Environments Leader, Artcobell
The where, what and how to educate students is under review around the world. This course explores how creating different learning environments (personalized, active, collaborative and flexible) can support student achievement and engagement and how these environments are influenced by design research and innovative furnishings.

Subject to change

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration / Continental Breakfast
Time with Vendor Sponsors
9:15 – 10:00 am Artcobell Presentation (CEU)
“Trends in Education”
  1. Design Matters
  2. Teaching & Learning
  3. Strategies of Implementation
10:15 – 10:45 am Break
Visit with Vendor Sponsors
11:00 – 11:45 am Tour of Middle School
CEU credit for attending both tours
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch with Vendor Sponsors
12:30 – 1:30 pm Tour of Elementary School
CEU credit for attending both tours
1:45 – 2:30 pm ESA Presentation (CEU)
“Collaboration, Wellness, and Supporting Project Based Learning in K-12 Facilities”
  1. Learn strategies for promoting collaboration among classrooms and grade levels.
  2. Learn ways to incorporate Wellness design features into schools.
  3. Learn ways to facilitate and support multidisciplinary and Project Based Learning in the built environment.
  4. Explore options for supporting different learning styles.
2:30 – 3:15 pm Panel Discussion
Tentative Subjects:
  • How Technology has impacted the educational process.
  • Changes in Café Environments.
  • Evolution of Media Centers as Community spaces.
  • Maker Spaces – a vehicle of Learning and Leadership.
3:15 – 3:30 pm Vendor Door Prizes; Completion of CEU Credit Paperwork

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Ernie Morris Eversafe Security Solutions


Bell & Associates Construction Shaw Contract

Registration & Sponsorships

Educators Free registration for the first 10 registrants, then $30
Private Sector Members $25
Private Sector Non-Members $50

Become a new member and you will receive a free registration. Contact Edi Francesconi @ edi@a4le.org or 623.285.8080


Diamond Lunch Sponsorship – 2 Available | $600
Sponsorship includes:
  • Table space
  • 2 Educator Guests
  • FULL page listing in the Event Program
  • Literature will be placed in swag bags
  • Recognition during event as a Lunch Sponsor
Platinum Breakfast Sponsorship – 2 Available | $450
Sponsorship includes:
  • Table space
  • 2 Educator Guests
  • ½ page listing in the Event Program
  • Literature will be placed in swag bags
  • Recognition during event as a Breakfast Sponsor
Gold Sponsorship – Unlimited | $300
Sponsorship includes:
  • Table space
  • 2 Educator Guests
  • Recognition in the Event Program
Silver Sponsorship – Unlimited | $250
Sponsorship includes:
  • Table space
  • Recognition in the Event Program

Vendors must register by Friday, November 1 to be included in the Event Program.

Register for a Sponsorship

2020 East Conference

Join Our Chapter!

We are excited to invite you to join the Association for Learning Environments Tennessee Chapter! This year we will explore the potential impacts, innovations and inspirations that may result from transforming spaces to empower each and every individual learner. Whether you call it Project-Based Learning, 21st Century Learning or hands-on learning, one thing is clear – these aren’t the schools we all grew up in. Through school tours, case studies, and educational events, we will grow together in transforming the built environment for students in Tennessee.

If you are not a member please join. If you are a member please participate, reach out, and collaborate with us to make this Chapter even stronger. I’m excited to see what can happen when we all collaborate together.

Scott Lockyear, PE
A4LE Tennessee Chapter President
Ph: 615.913.1976
Email: scott.lockyear@lpcorp.com
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