North Texas Chapter

The geographic area served consists of the North part of Texas from Waco, north to the Red River and from Wichita Falls, east to Tyler.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Donna Robinson, CMP

Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center
Garland ISD
4885 N George Bush Hwy
Garland, TX 75040

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Learning

Gilbreath-Reed The new Career Technology Center for Garland ISD strives to coax the inner entrepreneur in each student to discover their passion and put it into practice. The school emulates a business environment, with linked programs that facilitate discovery and nurture a sense of curiosity. This presentation will bring attendees through the journey Garland ISD made in creating a precedent setting career and technology center, from initial vision to post-occupancy testimonials, including triumphs and challenges.

Sangeetha Karthik, Vice President, Corgan
Dr. Erika Crump, Principal, Garland ISD
Dr. Jovan Wells, Chief Academic Officer, Garland ISD

Members / School Districts: FREE
Non-Members: $10


1.5 AIA Learning Units

Members and guests must check in at the front office with valid ID. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in.

On-site parking available in lots noted. View map »

Thank you to our Lunch Sponsor:
Corgan    Lee Lewis


2020 Annual Regional Conference

Care | Connect | Culture | Community April 28 – May 1, 2020
Care | Connect | Culture | Community
Hilton Fort Worth Downtown
Fort Worth, TX

Click here for more information and to register for the conference.

2018 Impact Award Winners

We are excited to announced the recipients of the 2018 Impact Award!

Forest Lane Academy Gold Award
Hope for Impoverished Community from Forest Lane Academy with $7,500
Gilbreath-Reed Silver Award
Greenhouse Project from Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center with $5,000
Smithfield MS Bronze Award
Outdoor Classroom from Lister Elementary School with a $2,500
Lister ES Bronze Award
E.P.I.C. – Experts Providing Innovative Challenges from Smithfield Middle School with $2,500
RISD Bronze Award
Enhance Creativity & Challenge Scholars from RISD Academy with $2,500

2018 Impact Award 2018 Impact Award 2018 Impact Award 2018 Impact Award 2018 Impact Award

Thank you to our Annual Chapter Sponsors!


Upcoming Events

February 19, 2020
Public Safety Training Center Partnership with Local Stakeholders and The Benefits of Testing Building Envelope Elements
Collin College Public Safety Training Center, McKinney TX
Submitted by: PBK Architects and Terracon

March 25, 2020
STEAM: Realizing the Integration of Both Content and Learning Environment – Small District Strategies for Successful Bond Planning
Allen ISD | Allen ISD STEAM Center
Submitted by: VLK and PBK Architects

April 29-May 1, 2020
Southern Region Conference
Fort Worth, TX

May 20, 2020
The Art of Quiet: High Performance Music Facilities and DFW Economic and School Enrollment Trends
Dallas ISD | Woodrow Wilson High School
Submitted by: BRW Architects and Templeton Demographics Metrostudy

June 17, 2020
Experiential Learning and the Changing Face of Early Childhood Education
Mansfield ISD | Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners
Submitted by: Huckabee

July 15, 2020
NTX Chapter Board Retreat
Joeris General Contractors

September 16, 2020
Creating Inspiring Learning Environments that Face Today's Challenges: Resiliency in the Context of School Safety and Storm Shelters
Highland Park ISD | Highland Park Elementary School
Submitted by: Stantec

Chapter Presentations

Click here to view past chapter presentations.

June 19, 2019
Benefits of Early Childhood Learning
PDF Presentation »
The Design of Katherine Johnson Technology
Magnet Academy

PDF Presentation »

20 Under 40 Recap

On April 11-12, 2019 The North Texas Chapter held the Southern Region’s first “Twenty Under Forty” Symposium. Delegates were nominated from all chapters in the Southern Region to comprise the twenty emerging A4LE members near or under the age of forty. Read more »

2018 A4LE NTX Chapter School Studio Partnership

The North Texas Chapter is please to share the presentation from LearningSCAPES 2018 in Chicago. UPDATED: Click here to view.

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