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Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
James Martin High School
Arlington ISD
4501 W. Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington, TX 76016

Lane Tech Lane Tech

Program: A Quiet Space in a Noisy World – Transforming the Sensory Experience for Diverse Learners
The average day for a student can be chaotic. There's sensory input from all angles: bells ringing, lockers slamming, accidental shoulder bumps, and more. This may be mildly irritating for neurotypical students but can be debilitating for students with developmental disabilities. For diverse learners at Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, a Sensory Wellbeing Hub provides tactile opportunities for students to reset throughout the day. This session will describe our research and process to design for diverse learners, the solution installed at Lane Tech, and preliminary findings from a research study conducted following the installation of the Hub.

Presenters:
Ashley Flores, Education Strategist, HKS
Jonathon Essary, Design Research, HKS
Giyoung Park, Senior Design Research, HKS

Registration:
Free to attend
1.5 AIA LU

Check-in:
Members and guests must check in at the front office. Please arrive early and allow time for check-in.

Parking:
On-site Visitor Parking is available. View map »

Thank you to our Lunch Sponsor:
HKS


Annual Golf Tournament

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN – NEW DATE: November 7, 2018

CoyoteRidgeGolfClub Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Check-in: 9:00 am
Shotgun start: 11:00 am
Coyote Ridge Golf Club
1640 West Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75010
Phone: 972.395.0786

CoyoteRidgeGolf

Sponsorships
Title Sponsor – SOLD OUT $5,000
  • 1 Foursome
  • VIP goodie bag for each golfer
  • Special recognition at dinner/awards
  • Tournament signage at check-in and single sign on course hole
  • Website signage
  • 8 complimentary drink tickets
  • 16 complimentary raffle tickets
Awards Banquet Sponsor – 1 Available $3,000
  • 1 Foursome
  • Tournament signage; special recognition at dinner/awards
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 12 complimentary raffle tickets
Breakfast/Lunch Sponsor – SOLD OUT $2,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Tournament signage at dinner/awards
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 10 complimentary raffle tickets
Golf Ball Sponsorship – SOLD OUT $2,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Logo displayed on golf balls received in player goodie bags
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 10 complimentary raffle tickets
Raffle Sponsor – SOLD OUT $2,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Tournament signage
  • Special recognition raffle drawing
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Women's Longest Drive – SOLD OUT $2,000
  • 1 Foursome
  • Single sign at course hole
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Men's Longest Drive – SOLD OUT $2,000
  • 1 Foursome
  • Single sign at course hole
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Trophy Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Tournament signage
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Goody Bag Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Tournament signage
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Course Beverage Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,500
  • 1 Foursome
  • Opportunity to come out during registration and lunch
  • Tournament signage + lunch after
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Hole Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,250 each
  • 1 Foursome
  • Hole sign
  • Goody bag for each golfer
  • Tournament signage 
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
  • Set up own tent; Marketing materials
  • Interact with clients (one on one) at teebox
Putt-Putt Tournament Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,000
  • Opportunity to have 2 representatives at putting green prior to tournament
  • Tournament signage
  • Website signage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • 8 complimentary raffle tickets
Beverage Cart Sponsor – SOLD OUT $1,000
  • Recognition of sponsorship on side beverage cart
  • Website signage
Closest to the Pin – SOLD OUT $750
  • Opportunity to have 2 representatives at hole
  • Tournament signage at check-in and special recognition at dinner/awards
  • Website signage
Hole in One Sponsor – SOLD OUT $750
  • Par 3 hole and single sign at course hole
  • Tournament signage
  • Website signage


Chapter Networking Event

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Dot’s Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard in Deep Ellum
2645 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75226

Emerging Professionals Networking Event @ Dot's Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard
Dot's Hop House Emerging? Not Sure? Sounds like you need a drink!

What does 21st Century Learning mean to you? The North Texas Chapter invites you to join us for a Happy Hour to learn and socialize with other new members of the Educational sector of Facility Planning, Architecture & Construction. Refreshments and snacks... don't miss out on the fun!!!

RSVP to Greg Estes at greg.estes@glenn-partners.com.

Street parking available and nearby surface lots.


Chapter Meeting

The Reinvention of Grand Prairie High School Recap Video » | PDF Presentation »

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Grand Prairie High School
101 Gopher Boulevard, Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Program: Transformation, Connection and Identity: The Reinvention of Grand Prairie High School

Presenters from CORGAN:
Jason Mellard, AIA, LEED AP
Teri Wilson, GPISD Chief of Staff for Public Engagement

Registration:
Free to attend, please RSVP.

Lunch Sponsor:
Joeris


Chapter Meeting

Emerging Technologies in Construction Recap Video »

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lancaster ISD, Ninth Grade Center
1109 West Main Street, Lancaster TX 75146

Program: Emerging Technologies in Construction
Lancaster ISD This current era will go down in human history as the Age of Technology. It has changed the way we live and continues to make science fiction a reality. The construction industry has struggled to adopt new technology. However, that has changed in the last 5 years. VDC, drones, LiDAR scanning, virtual reality, augmented reality, data analytics and many other applications that are readily available can add value in the AEC world. This program will talk about the reality of those applications in the construction of schools and the benefits they provide for the whole team involved in planning, design, construction and operations.

Presenters from Joeris General Contractors:
Andy Gajbhiye, Director of Construction Tech.
Daniel Olivares, Senior Estimator
Jorden Dial, Director

Registration:
Free to attend, please RSVP.

Parking:
Ample parking is available in the school's on-site parking lots.

Lunch Sponsors:
Joeris WRA


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language
Arlington ISD
5200 Kelly Elliott Road
Arlington, TX 76017

Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language

Program: Choosing a Delivery Method for Your Construction Projects
A panel of experienced Owners, Architects, and Contractors come together to discuss thoughts, opinions, and best practices on the different types of project delivery methods. Attendees are given the opportunity to submit their own questions to the panel, discuss with their peers, and expand on their knowledge.

Presenters:
Zach Walker, Pogue Construction
Javier Fernandez, Arlington ISD
Brandon Boyter, Allen ISD
Anne Hildenbrand, BRW Architects
John Hero, Core Construction
Wade Wimbish, Cadence McShane

Check-in:
Members and guests must check in at the front office. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in.

Parking:
Ample parking is available in the school’s on-site parking lots.

Lunch Sponsors:
Stantec Pogue Construction


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Coppell Life Safety Park, 820 S. Coppell Road, Coppell, TX 75019

Program: A Learning Laboratory – Teaching Practical Life Safety Skills
Coppell Park Experience a learning laboratory at its best at the Coppell Life Safety Park. The Safety facility was established to protect and serve the community by incorporating an Emergency Operations Center and to provide a state of the art kid's scale learning village. The City of Coppell Fire Chief and the Park's Director will explain how the safety park supports Coppell's 2030 Vision Plan Sense of Community, Special Place to Live, Community Wellness and Enrichment, Business Prosperity, and Sustainable City Government strategies. BRW Architects collaborated with the City of design this unique education experience to build practical life safety skills for K-12 students.

Presenters:
Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Principal, BRW Architects
Anne Hildenbrand, AIA, Senior Director, BRW Architects
Chris Sano, AIA, Design Director, BRW Architects
Fire Chief Kevin Richardson, COC Fire
Jeana Lantiere, COC Life Safety Park Director
Bethany Hardzinski, COC Life Safety Park Coordinator

Registration: Free to attend

Check-in:
Members and guests must check in at the front office. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in.

Parking:
Parking lot is accessible off S. Coppell Road behind building. Additional street parking is available on S. Coppell Road north of the project site.

Lunch Sponsors:
BRW Architects JQ Engineers RWB


Annual Bowling Tournament

Friday, May 11, 2018
Location: Bowlmor Lanes, 3805 Beltline Road, Addison, TX 75001

Registration: 5:15 pm
Tournament Start: 6:00 pm
Awards: 8:00 pm
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served

Individual Bowler: $85  
Lane Sponsor (teams of 6): $500 SOLD OUT 10 available
Food Sponsor (team of 6): $750 SOLD OUT 2 available
Tournament Sponsor (team of 6): $1,500 SOLD OUT 1 available
Prize Sponsor: $250 SOLD OUT 3 available

For more info contact Jared Boyles @ jboyles@lafp.com or Amy Holzle @ amy.holzle@stantec.com
Benefiting the Emerging Professional Programs

Tournament Sponsor:
Tarkett


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
East Grand Preparatory School
6211 E. Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75223

East Grand East Grand

Program: The Correlation Between Healthy School Lunch Choices and Healthy Student Performance
With growing healthcare costs and concerns, can school aids in lowering childhood and adult obesity, hypertension, and diabetes? Studies show not only is this possible, but that academic and athletic performance can be improved with an increase in health conscious food choices.

Presenters:
Vandana Nayak, Regional Education Leader, Perkins + Will
Mary Dickinson, Regional Sustainability Design Leader, Perkins + Will

Registration:
Free to attend

Check-in
Members and guests must check in at the front office. Please arrive early and allow time for check-in.

Parking
You can park in any of the designated lots or on the residential streets.

Thank you to our lunch sponsors
Perkins + Will   Joeris


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Dan D. Rogers Elementary School
Dallas ISD
5314 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75214

The Classroom RE-IMAGINED: A move to personalized learning

Presenters:
Ashley Bryan, Director of Special Projects, Dallas ISD
Leonardo Gonzalez, VP, HKS Education
O. Wayne Reynaud, AIA, REFP, ICA, VP, HKS Education

Registration:
Free to attend

Thank you to our program sponsor and lunch host
HKS


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
3101 Stonefield
The Colony, TX 75056

Prestwick STEM Academy
Thank you to everyone who attended our first North Texas Chapter meeting of 2018, held at Little Elm ISD’s Prestwick STEM Academy.

We had 82 people in attendance at this meeting, and we’re striving to continue to have meaningful presentation topics at interesting venues to maintain and increase attendance.

The Principal of Prestwick STEM Academy, Christine Gibson, has shared this video with us.

Prestwick   Prestwick

A rapidly growing District sought to relieve exceeding capacities of its elementary and middle school facilities by creating a new K-8 Academy. The vision was to introduce STEM curriculum and 21st Century learning to the historically rural, now suburban community, and redefine learning to create future global leaders. The result is a compact 2 story and highly efficient learning environment with flexible and adaptable spaces that offer the learner multiple learning venues throughout the day.

Presenters:
Christine Gibson, Principal at Prestwick Academy
Rod Reeves, Executive Director for Operational Services
Terry Hoyle, AIA, Principal, Stantec
Diego Barrera, AIA, Associate, Stantec

Registration:
Free to attend

Check-in:
Please check in at the main entrance. Please arrive early to allow time for check in.

Parking:
Please park in the visitor’s parking lot. See attached site plan.

Lunch Sponsor:
Stantec


Chapter Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
The Shops at Legacy North
7401 Lone Star Drive, Suite B120
Plano, TX 75024

Registration:
Free to attend
Heavy appetizers, beer, wine, and mixed drinks will be served. Brewery tours will be available.

Holiday Beer Please join us with your fellow peers, colleagues and clients to celebrate the holidays while supporting the chapter’s year-long commitment and initiative to raise funds to support the design and planning of innovative learning environments in North Texas! Planned activities include:

Impact Award Announcement
We will be honoring this year’s IMPACT AWARD recipients as the 2017 WINNERS will be announced! Come out to help congratulate and celebrate these wonderful schools and their creative ideas to make a positive impact on their learning environment!

2018 Southern Region Conference Raffle Drawing
We will also be holding two raffles for next year’s Southern Region Conference. We will be awarding two individual recipients, (one school representative and one private sector representative), to attend the 2018 Southern Region Conference in Waco the first week of April, 2018. Conference registration, transportation reimbursement, and lodging will be provided! Must be present to win… so please come out to have this chance to attend next year’s Southern Region Conference on behalf of the NTX Chapter! Bring your business card! One entry per person, please.

Parking
Garage parking available nearby


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Keller Center for Advanced Learning
201 Bursey Road, Keller, TX 76248

Program: Reimagine & Re-create

Keller

As our buildings age and the needs of students and teachers continue to evolve, renovations can enable owners to reimagine their older facilities to support new and highly sought after programs. By reimagining an existing facility and being open to a new aesthetic, Keller ISD’s Keller Center for Advanced Learning transformed itself from an intermediate school to a state-of-the-art career and technical education center. The integration between new and existing spaces through a multi-phased renovation and addition in a fully occupied campus resulted in a building whose sum is greater than its parts The session will be a panel discussion between the owner, user, architect, and contractor to highlight the trials and tribulations of this adventurous venture.

Panel:
Moderator: Sangeetha Karthik, Corgan
Hudson Huff, Keller ISD
Leslee Shephard, Keller ISD
Oscar Martyn, Keller ISD KCAL Student
Susan Smith, Corgan
Matt Neustadter, Corgan
Scott DePaw, Steele & Freeman

Lunch Sponsors:
Corgan   Steele Freeman


Annual Golf Tournament

Brookhaven
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Brookhaven Country Club Champs Course
3333 Golfing Green Drive, Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Brookhaven Country Club

Fees
Individual Golfer w/option to Sponsor: $125
Foursome w/ option to Sponsor: $500
Sponsors ONLY (does not include registration to golf)

Sponsorships
Tournament Sponsor – SOLD $2,000
Banquet Sponsor – SOLD $1,500
Lunch Sponsor – SOLD $1,250
Beverage Cart Sponsor – SOLD $1,000
Putt Putt Tournament Sponsor – SOLD $750
Hole In One Sponsor – ONLY 1 LEFT $600
Raffle Sponsor – SOLD $600
Women's Longest Drive Sponsor – SOLD $600
Men's Longest Drive Sponsor – SOLD $600
Straightest Drive Sponsor – SOLD $600
Closest to the Pin Sponsor – SOLD $600
Mulligan Sponsor – SOLD $500
Trophy Sponsor – SOLD $350
Goody Bag Sponsor – SOLD $350
Hole Sponsor $300

All proceeds benefit the North Texas Chapter Impact Awards and Scholarship Programs.


Emerging Professionals Happy Hour

Emerging? Not sure? Sounds like you need a drink!
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 PM
STIRR in Deep Ellum
2803 Main Street, Suite 110, Dallas, TX 75226

Program: Emerging Professionals Networking Event @ STIRR

STIRR

What does 21 Century Learning mean to you? The North Texas Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments invites you to join us for a Happy Hour to learn and socialize with other new members of the Educational sector of Facility Planning, Architecture,& Construction. REFRESHMENTS AND SNACKS...DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!! RSVP to Jared Boyles at JBoyles@lafp.com.


Chapter Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Village Tech Schools
1010 East Parkerville Road, Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Taking the UTA Schools Studio / A4LE Partnership to the Next Level

Village Tech Schools

Presenters:
Donald Gatzke, Professor, UTA School of Architecture
Roberto Zuniga, Planner, Huckabee
Beverly Fornof, Associate, Corgan
Anne Hildenbrand, AIA, Director, BRW Architects

See first hand the final project exhibit from the UTA Schools Studio from Spring 2017 and experience how a partnership between professionals in the practice can influence school design today at the collegiate level.

The partnership between UTA and A4LE continues in the Fall 2017 semester with a new focus on research in today's learning environments. The students will be given focused topics and develop research with input from the clients, architects, contractors, and curriculum leaders.


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Marshall Family Performing Arts / Greenhill School, 4141 Spring Valley Rd., Addison, TX 75001

Behind the Curtain Tour and Discussion

The successful planning of site organization and the sequence of spaces and program adjacencies of this 65,000-sf facility for music, dance, theater and film programs create a dynamic "learning tool." Sensitivity to scale, the play of light and space, and the high craftsmanship and use of materials give each performance space its own identity.

Presenters:
Milton Powell, AIA, Associate Principal/Architect, Page
Michael Orman, Performing Arts Building Coordinator, Greenhill
Carlos Rivera, Acoustician, Jaffe Holden
Richard C. Robinson, AIA, FCSI, Project Manager, Page
Will Butler, Architect, Page
Annelie Persson Call, Architect, Page

Learning Units: AIA HSW

Lunch Sponsor:
Page


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lorenzo De Zavala Environmental Science Academy
Grand Prairie ISD, 3410 Kirby Creek Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Designing for Environmental Science Education

Lorenzo

This session will illustrate how campus design can enhance environmental science curriculum. By encouraging exploration, curiosity, and collaboration through intentional spaces and hands-on design elements, students gain a foundation for lifelong learning. This session will use the PK-5th grade Lorenzo De Zavala Environmental Science Academy for Grand Prairie ISD as a case study.

As a TEA designated District of Innovation, Grand Prairie ISD has 22 Schools of Choice and a vast array of Programs of Choice throughout the district. We will describe the district's journey to date and illustrate how the Lorenzo De Zavala Environmental Science Academy fits into this vision.

Presenters:
Teri Wilson, Chief of Staff, Public Engagement, Grand Prairie ISD
Mary Smith, Principal, De Zavala, Grand Prairie ISD
Jason Mellard, AIA, LEED AP, Corgan
Ashley Snead, Corgan

Learning Units: AIA

Lunch Sponsors:
LA Fuess Corgan


Annual Bowling Tournament

Friday, May 5, 2017
Location: Bowlmor Lanes, 3805 Beltline Road, Addison, TX 75001

Registration: 5:30 pm
Tournament Start: 6:00 pm
Awards: 8:00 pm
Hors d'oeuvres will be served

12 Individual Bowler: $85
8 Lane Sponsor (teams of 6): $500
1 Food Sponsor (team of 6): $750
1 Tournament Sponsor (team of 6): $1,500
3 Prize Sponsor: $250

Benefiting the Emerging Professional Programs


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Workman Junior High School, Arlington ISD
701 East Arbook Boulevard, Arlington, TX 76014

Workman Workman

How do you make a school better and let the client dream while still maintaining the client's budget? Through a multistep collaborative process, not using a "one fits all approach," the new Arlington ISD Junior High School does just this!

The opportunity for an Architect to sit in the audience with the client and have input in the process at the planning stages reaps benefits when designing the project. Learn how to plan a project involving everyone from the Superintendent, Teachers, Facilities Management, Construction Manager to the Architect.

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH ARLINGTON ISD:
Moderator – Lisa W. Lamkin, FAIA, Principal, BRW Architects

Panelists:
Anne Hildenbrand, AIA, Director, BRW Architects
Zach Walker, Vice President, Pogue Construction
Wm. Kelly Horn, Exec. Dir. Of Plant Services, Arlington ISD
Javier Fernandez, RTSBA, Director, Fac. Planning, Arlington ISD
Richard A. Flores, AIA, Staff Architect, Arlington ISD

Special Guest – Superintendent of the Year Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, Superintendent, Arlington ISD

Lunch Sponsors:
Pogue Construction BRW

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Not Even the 3 Little Pigs Built Their Houses Out of Glass: How the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code will Change the Shape of Architecture
Location: West Birdville Elementary School
Birdville ISD, 3001 Layton Avenue, Haltom City, TX 76117

IECC IECC

The 2015 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code came into force for the State of Texas in November 2016 for commercial construction. It is a quantum leap forward in building energy performance and will have significant impact on how architects and engineers work together to design energy efficient, high performance buildings.

Presenters:
Tony Molinaro, Principal, Regional Director, Texas Operations, TLC Engineering for Architecture

Lunch Sponsors:
HKS Terracon

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

ICC 500 – 2014 Design and Construction of Storm Shelters
Location: Washington Heights Elementary School, Fort Worth ISD
3215 North Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76117

Washington Heights

The 2015 edition of the IBC now requires buildings of a specific type or function, including K-12 schools, and those buildings located in certain geographic areas, be built with a storm shelter. Join us as we highlight the general design standards, occupancy and egress requirements, structural design criteria, fire protection, and natural and mechanical ventilation requirements for storm shelters and their impact on school design in Texas.

Presenters:
Briar Glenn, Studio B Architecture
Marcos Zamora, La Fuess Partners, Inc.
Nathan Hart, Reed Wells Benson & Company

Lunch Sponsors:
Cadence McShane WRA

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Annual Impact Award Announcement Event
Location: Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House
Uptown Dallas, 2401 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201

Please plan on joining us to celebrate the holiday season! Our December 2016 North Texas Chapter meeting is a holiday party. And we'll be announcing the winners of this year's Impact Awards!

Heavy appetizers, beer, wine and mixed drinks will be served.

Bring your business card for a drawing! We'll be raffling off 2 trips to the Southern Region Conference in New Orleans at the end of March 2017. Air fare, hotel accommodations and conference registration included.


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Educational Facility Cost Trends and the Ever-Changing Construction Industry
Location: Frisco Independent School District
Lebanon Trail High School, 5151 Ohio Drive, Frisco, TX 75035

In today’s construction economy, we have seen price fluctuations, labor shortages, material demand, and a surplus of projects being bid, in a range of construction types from highways, to industrial parks, to increased need for school facilities for the pent up demand from the recession. How have these impacted average school facility dollar cost? How has the industry been impacted with regard to quality of work? How has the industry been impacted by material and product usage? Join the panel discussion of industry professionals next month and see!

Presenters:
O. Wayne Reynaud, AIA, Vice President, HKS Education
Scott Lee, Director of Operations, North Texas, Joeris Construction
Michael Longanecker, AIA, Executive Director of Facilities & Construction, Richardson ISD
Brandon Boyter, Executive Director of Facilities, Allen ISD

Learning Units: AIA

Lunch Sponsors:
Lee Lewis Stantec


Annual Golf Tournament

Brookhaven

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Brookhaven Country Club Champs Course
3333 Golfing Green Drive, Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Brookhaven Country Club

Registration: 9:00 AM
Putt Putt Tournament Tee Off: 9:30 AM
Shotgun Start: 11:00 AM
Lunch provided on cart
Awards Banquet: 5:30 PM

Fees Team Entry: $500 / Single Player Entry: $125

Sponsorships

Tournament Sponsor (1 Available): $1,500
Banquet Sponsor (1 Available): $1,250
Lunch Sponsor (1 Available): $1,000
Beverage Cart Sponsors (2 Available): $750
Hole Sponsor: $250
Raffle Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Women's Longest Drive Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Men's Longest Drive Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Straightest Drive Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Closest to the Pin Sponsors (4 Available): $600
Trophy Sponsors (2 Available): $350
Goody Bag Sponsors (2 Available): $350
Putting Contest Sponsor (1 Available): $500
Mulligan Sponsors (2 Available): $350
Putt Putt Tournament Sponsor (1 Available): $500
Hole In One Sponsor (1 Available): $500

If you have any questions, please contact russell.gage@patcraft.com.

All proceeds benefit the North Texas Chapter Impact Awards and Scholarship Programs.


Emerging Professionals Happy Hour

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
5:30 – 8:00 PM
Blatt Beer & Table, Preston Hollow Village
7859 Walnut Hill Ln #170, Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: 469.372.2080

Program: Emerging Professionals Networking Event @ Walnut Hill & 75 (Next to Trader Joe's)

Blatt

What does 21 Century Learning mean to you? The North Texas Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments invites you to join us for a Happy Hour to learn and socialize with other new members of the Educational sector of Facility Planning, Architecture,& Construction. REFRESHMENTS AND SNACKS...DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!! RSVP to Amy.Holzle@Stantec.com.


Chapter Meeting

Monday, September 19, 2016
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Bishop Lynch High School
9750 Ferguson Road, Dallas, TX 75228

The North Texas Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments invites you to join us for the first program of the 2016-17 school year! Our first meeting will be on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 11:30 AM. (note the change from our typical Wednesdays).

Bishop Lynch High School and Perkins + Will are our hosts and presenters for this program.

Bishop Lynch

Please come and enjoy a lunch with your professional colleagues as we kick off a great year of programs and events!

Sponsors:
Perkins + Will

Reprographics Consultants

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Program: North Texas Chapter Board 2016-2017 Planning Retreat


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Program: Developing Opportunities for Student-Centered Teaching and Learning
Location: Coppell ISD
Richard J. Lee Elementary School, 8808 Chaparral Waters Way, Dallas, TX 75063

Coppell

Planning their first facility in 10 years, Coppell ISD began envisioning what the future of teaching and learning should look like and the role environments should play in supporting challenge-based learning. The result is a compact, Net Zero, 2 story transformational learning environment that is visually open and makes excellent use of every space. Coppell ISD desired a non-traditional curriculum and the exterior expresses this unique plan. The design provides a variety of choices for task focus or casual spaces, giving students responsibility for their own learning, while teachers facilitate. Instead of traditional classrooms, grades are organized into learning communities placed around a central collaboration space. This transformational journey required rethinking instructional deliver, the role of students, the types of leadership/staff needed, the environments necessary, and how the school would serve as a catalyst for the District.

Presenters:
Terry Hoyle, STANTEC
Louis Macias, Coppell ISD

Sponsors:
Balfour Beatty   Mondo

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Program: Transformative Design for Aging School Facilities
Location: Plano ISD, Bethany Elementary School
2418 Micarta Drive, Plano, TX 75025

Bethany ES

Renovation projects are becoming increasingly popular as many school districts are running out of space and budget to build new facilities and are being forced to update existing structures. With the right balance of creativity, ingenuity and design, renovating an existing school facility can be just as transformative and effective as building a new one. Come check out the transformation of Bethany Elementary School, originally built in 1992, that has undergone a complete, multi-phase transformation on both the interior and exterior, while re-using existing space to save cost.

Presenters:
Dan Holt, Perkins+Will, 214.283.8813
Wade Wimbish, Cadence McShane Construction, 972.670.7178
Bryan Bird, Bethany Elementary School Principal, 469.752.0300

Sponsors:
Perkins + Will

Cadence McShane

Learning Units: AIA


Emerging Professionals Bowling Tournament

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Bowlmor Dallas, 3805 Belt Line Road, Addison, TX 75001

We are mixing it up this year! Teams will be made up of Emerging Professionals, Chapter Members and Guests from across the board. Plan to join in on the fun and meet some new faces!

Registration: 5:30 pm
Tournament Start: 6:00 pm
Awards: 8:00 pm
Hors d'oeuvres will be served

Fees:
Tournament Sponsor: $1,500*
Food Sponsor: $750*
Lane Sponsor: $500*
Prize Sponsor: $250

*These sponsorships include up to 6 players*

Contact Anne Hildenbrand or Beverly Fornof for more info


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Program: State of Texas Legislative Update
Location: V.R. Eaton High School, Northwest ISD
1350 Eagle Blvd., Haslet, TX 76052

Presenters: Leesa Vardeman, VLK Architects
Jim Schiele, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD

Eaton HS

Sponsor:
Corgan

Learning Units: AIA


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Program: The Art of the Replacement School
Location: Griffin Middle School, Lewisville ISD, 5105 N. Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056

Presenters: Michelle Sandefur, Griffin Middle School
John O'Connor, Balfour Beatty Construction

Griffin MS

Sponsor:
PBK

Learning Units: AIA


Emerging Professionals Networking Event

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Steelcase Dallas Showroom, Worklife Center, 1616 Hiline Drive, Suite 110, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: 214.871.3044

What does 21st Century Learning mean to you? Come see some classroom examples by Steelcase and join the conversation. A4LE invites you to join us for a Happy Hour to learn and socialize with other new members of the Educational sector of Facility Planning, Architecture & Construction.

REFRESHMENT, GAMES AND PRIZES... DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!!

Steelcase Classroom

Sponsor:
Steelcase

Learning Units: None


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: HEB ISD – Gene Buinger CTE Academy
1849 Center Drive, Building E, Bedford, TX 76022

Driving Efficiency with Lighting Controls
Presenter: Josh Minor, HEB ISD, 469.323.5227

Sponsor:
Joeris


Annual Holiday Networking Party

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Happiest Hour
2616 Olive Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

This will be a great opportunity to enjoy fellowship and networking with your peers and to toast the holidays before everyone's hectic holiday schedules set in.

Food & Drink Sponsor:
Perkins + Will


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Uplift Heights Preparatory
2202 Calypso Street, Dallas, TX 75212

Program: The Next Generation of a High School Stadium – Katy ISD

Presenters: Mark Vander Voort, HKS, 214.969.3071
John Bremer, Katy ISD

Katy ISD

The new Second Stadium at Katy ISD is forward-looking in many ways, and will be a safe, inspiring, and beloved community venue for many years to come. This presentation will share highlights of the master plan and design, and will focus on the Safety and Security Concepts employed in the process. This project will be one of the first High School Stadium in the US to achieve an NCS4 SESA Designation – that stands for "National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security – Sports Event Security Aware". This is a new agency, and a new process that are addressing key issues and integration between facility design and operations.

Learning Units: AIA

Lunch Sponsor:
Modern Contractors


Chapter Happy Hour

Wednesday, November 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse
4901 Belt Line Road, Dallas, TX 75254

Program: Emerging Professionals Networking Event

Hosts:
RSVP to Anne Hildenbrand, AIA, BRW Architects, Inc.
Beverly Fornof, Corgan

Association for Learning Environments invites you to join us for a Happy Hour to meet and socialize with other new members to the Educational sector of Facility Planning, Architecture & Construction. Come by to see what the Association of Learning Environments is all about, we are looking forward to meeting new leaders such as yourself in the Education sector!

Learning Units: None


Annual Golf Tournament

ubBear Creek Golf Cl
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Bear Creek Golf Club
3500 Bear Creek Court, Dallas, Texas 75216

Registration: 11:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 12:00 PM
Lunch provided on cart
Awards Reception: 5:00 PM

Fees:
Team Entry: $500 / Player Entry: $125

Sponsorships:

Tournament Sponsor (1 Available): $1,500
  • Recognition and prominent signage throughout tournament
  • Opportunity for live commercial at beginning and banquet
  • Hole Signage
  • 4 Super Ticket Packages, Mulligans, Putting Contest, Raffles, One Throw
  • Complimentary Certificates, cart fee included, for use at a later date
Awards Banquet Sponsor (1 Available): $1,250
  • Recognition and prominent signage at Award Banquet
  • Opportunity for live commercial at banquet
  • Hole Signage
  • 4 Super Ticket Packages, Mulligans, Putting Contest, Raffles, One Throw
Lunch Sponsor (1 Available): $1,000
  • Recognition and prominent signage at beginning
  • Opportunity for live commercial at beginning
  • Hole Signage
Beverage Cart Sponsors (2 Available): $750
Raffle Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Men's Longest Drive Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Straightest Drive Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Closest to the Pin Sponsors (4 Available): $600
Putting Contest Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Million Dollar Shot Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Hole In One Sponsor (1 Available): $600
Trophy Sponsors (2 Available): $350
Goody Bag Sponsors (2 Available): $350
Mulligan Sponsors (2 Available): $350

Contact jdial@joeris.com for information.

All proceeds benefit the North Texas Chapter Impact Awards and Scholarship Programs.


Chapter Lunch Meeting

September 16, 2015
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Location: Northside High School, FWISD
2211 McKinley Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Technology Focus 2015 and Impact Award Winners Celebration

Northside

Lunch Sponsors:
Cadence McShane Armko


Chapter Lunch Meeting

June 24, 2015
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Location: Las Colinas Elementary School
2200 Kinwest Parkway, Irving, Texas 75063

Building While School is Operating

Las Colinas

Lunch Sponsors:

Northstar Builders Group Stantec CFB


Chapter Lunch Meeting

May 27, 2015
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road PS3-10, Richardson, TX 75080

Managing The Construction Schedule

Texas University

Lunch Sponsors:

HKSHill Wilkinson


Foundation Bowling Tournament

May 1, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Main Event Entertainment
407 West State Highway 114
Grapevine, TX 76092

All proceeds benefit the Southern Region Foundation


After Hours with Emerging Professionals

April 15, 2015
5:30 – 7pm
Perkins + Will
10100 N Central Expressway, Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75231

Emerging Professionals


Chapter Lunch Meeting

March 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Adams Elementary School, Arlington ISD
2220 Sherry St., Arlington, TX 76010

State Legislative Update – A Panel Discussion on the Cause and Effect of Texas School Districts

Adams ES

Lunch Sponsor:

VLK Architects


After Hours with Emerging Professionals

February 12, 2015
Flying Saucer
14999 Montfort Drive, Addison, TX 75254
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

As a leader in the educational planning, design, and construction industry, the Southern Region Emerging Professionals Focus Group is inviting you to kick off 2015 with a blast! Join other young professionals in the industry at your local chapter event to socialize and create connections.

The Emerging Professionals Focus Group's primary goal is to engage students and professionals interested in educational facility planning, design, and construction who are in the early stages of their careers. The idea is to harness the energy of this emerging demographic, create awareness of the benefits of the Association for Learning Environments, and foster industry connections. While most Emerging Professionals may fall into a demographic bracket between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, we welcome participants of any age who have recently embarked on a career in the industry.

This event is centered around the concept of building relationships with the future of our industry. Feel free to stop by, interact with your peers, and begin fostering new relationships!


Chapter Lunch Meeting

February 11, 2015
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Flower Mound 9th Grade Campus, Lewisville ISD
3411-A Peters Colony Rd., Flower Mound, TX 75022

Transforming School Environments as Team

Flower Mound

Lunch Sponsor:

PBK


Chapter Lunch Meeting

January 14, 2015
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas ISD
100 South Glasgow Drive, Dallas, TX 75214

Safety and Security of Educational Facilities – from Design to Construction to Operation

Woodrow Wilson HS

Lunch Sponsor:

BRW


Annual Holiday Networking Party

December 3, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Henry's Majestic
4900 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205

Henrys Majestic

Sponsor:

Perkins + Will


Chapter Lunch Meeting

November 12, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Viridian Elementary School
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
4001 Cascade Sky Drive, Arlington, TX 76040

Lunch Sponsors:

 


Annual Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Bear Creek Golf Club
3500 Bear Creek Court, Dallas, Texas 75216

Registration: 11:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 12:00 PM
Lunch provided on cart
Awards Reception: 5:00 PM

Fees:
Team Entry: $500
Player Entry: $125
Hole Sponsorship: $200
Prize Sponsorship: $600

Other sponsorships available
Contact jdial@joeris.com for info


An Overview of Educational Facilities with Insulated Concrete Forms

September 17, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Frisco Independent School District
Independence High School
10555 Independence Parkway, Frisco, TX 75035

Lunch Sponsors:

 


NTX Chapter Board Retreat

July 30, 2014


TEXO - A4LETask Force Update

June 11, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Thelma Richardson ES, Dallas ISD
7203 Bruton Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

Timber Creek

Lunch Sponsors:
Brown Reynolds Watford   Satterfield Pontikes Construction


Reducing Water Use in North Texas

May 14, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Timber Creek HS, Keller ISD
12350 Timberland Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76244

Timber Creek

Lunch Sponsor:
VLK


Creating a Culinary Masterpiece

March 19, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: North Side High School
Fort Worth ISD, 2211 McKinley Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164

Lunch Sponsors:

 


Developing Teachers for the Future

February 19, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Dallas Center for Architecture
1909 Woodall Rogers Fwy, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75201

Lunch Sponsor:


What the Flip? The Kitchen Table has Moved to the Classroom!

January 15, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Castleberry ISD
A.V. Cato Elementary School, 4501 Barbara Road, Ft. Worth, TX 76114


Holiday Networking Party + Sustainability Overview

December 11, 2013
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: HKS
350 North Saint Paul Street, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75201


Technology in the Classroom: Cloud Computing

November 13, 2013
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Dallas County Schools New Training Center, 5151 Samuel Blvd, Dallas, TX 75228


NTX Golf Tournament Benefit for the 2014-2015 IMPACT Awards

October 24, 2013
Time: 10:00 am Registration | 5:00 pm Awards Dinner
Location: Sherrill Park Golf Course, Richardson, TX


2013-2014 IMPACT Award Announcement Meeting

September 11, 2013
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: New Tech High @ Coppell
Coppell ISD
113 Samuel Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019


Technology in the Classroom

April, 2013


School Security – Creating Concentric Circles of Protection

March 21, 2013
Location: Jack E. Singley Academy Conference Center
4601 N. MacArthur Boulevard, Irving, TX 75062
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Construction Cost Outlook

February 13, 2013
Location: Fort Worth ISD
Rosemont Elementary School
1401 West Seminary Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Library/Media Center Direction

January 16, 2013
Location: Mansfield ISD's Center For The Performing Arts
1110 W. Debbie Lane, Mansfield, TX 76063
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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