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Chapter Meeting

Monday, November 11, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
2601 Louis Bauer Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78235

Cast Med High School SAISD
Project presentation and tour of the school.

Speakers:
  • Joe Bianco, McChesney Bianco Architects
  • Heather Plank, T. Donovan Creative
  • Sylvia Pena, SAISD

Members / School Districts: Free | Non-Members: $20.00

Event Sponsor:
Combs


Chapter Meeting

October 21, 2019
Educational Service Center Region 20
1314 Hines, San Antonio, TX 78208 

Free to attend, please RSVP.


Chapter Social

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 pm

The Rustic The Rustic
17619 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78257

Join us for general networking and socializing; election of next year's board. Free to attend; please RSVP by September 20.


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
NEISD Career and Technical Education Center
3736 Perrin Central Blvd, Suite 4
San Antonio, TX 78217

Members / School Districts: Free | Non-Members: $20.00

Event Sponsors:
Alamo Architects Alpha Joeris


Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Pieper Ranch Middle School
Comal ISD
1106 Kinder Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78260

Members: Free | Non-Members: $20.00

Please use this map to travel to the school as Google maps will direct you to the elementary school.

Event Sponsors:
Alpha Cleary Zimmerman Joeris
Pape-Dawson Pfluger


Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Phil Hardberger Urban Ecology
8400 N.W. Military Highway
San Antonio, TX 78230

Topic: Outdoor Learning Environments
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $20

Event Sponsors:
Cooper Lochte Park Place


Chapter Lunch Meeting & Presentation

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Room 217 of NEISD Community Education Center
8750 Tesoro Drive, San Antonio, TX 78217

Texas Accessibility Standards
Presenters: Peter Grojean, Accessibility Unlimited

Cost: $20 for non-members | FREE for members + school district employees

Thank you to our Sponsors!
PBK Nunnelly GBA


Chapter Lunch Meeting & Presentation

Friday, February 22, 2019
11:30 am – Chapter Business & Lunch
12:00 pm – Presentation

Region 20
Region 20 Educational Service Center
1314 Hines Ave., San Antonio, TX 78208

Resiliency in School Districts – Preparing for Catastrophic Events
Presenters: Oscar Perez, Fort Bend ISD Chief Operations Officer & Chris Pellegrin, A4LE Disaster Action Committee Chair

Cost: $20 for non-members | FREE for members + school district employees

AIA CEUs to be offered for members & school district employees


Chapter Presentation & Tour

Due to a conflicting event being held by AIA San Antonio on January 18, 2019, the South Texas A4LE Chapter will cancel our chapter meeting for the month of January.

January 18, 2019
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

PleasantonES
Pleasanton Elementary School
101 Grant St, Pleasanton, TX 78064

Join us for a presentation and tour of the Pleasanton Elementary School who is committed to provide the environment which inspires every student to think, to learn, and to succeed. Through teamwork and pride, they empower students to build character, and become passionate, lifelong learners.

Presentation: Pleasanton ES Project by LPA Architects
LPA


Chapter Holiday Mixer

Holiday Mixer Thursday, December 6, 2018
6pm-8pm

Stonewerks at Lincoln Heights
999 East Basse Road
San Antonio, TX 78209

Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our annual Elf Louise toy drive!


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Friday, November 16, 2018
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch & Chapter Business
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Presentation

Woodridge Elementary School
100 Woodridge Drive
San Antonio, TX 78209
Get directions

Special Guest—David Stubbs: Join us as we welcome nationally renown speaker David Stubbs, from Cultural-Shift. Cultural-Shift was founded by Mr. Stubbs as a leading design and consulting firm. Mr. Stubbs continues to be involved an innovator, researcher, disruptor, and designer, as well as contributing as an author, advisor, and speaker. Learn more at www.cultural-shift.com.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Monday, November 12.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.

Program Sponsors:

Satterfield & Pontikes V/S


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Monday, October 8, 2018
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch & Chapter Business
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Presentation / Tour

Danville Middle School
370 Hubertus Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132
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Join us for a presentation and tour of the recently completed 6th middle school for Comal ISD. As a part of their successful 2015 Bond Program, Comal ISD has been addressing growth in the district with the addition of several new campuses, including this middle school, which opened its doors in August 2018.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Monday, October 1.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.

Program Sponsors:

Bartlett Cocke O'Connell Robertson


Chapter Mixer

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
5:30 pm

Flying Saucer
11255 Huebner Road #212
San Antonio, TX 78230
Get directions

Let's kick off the new A4LE year in style! Join us for a social mixer at The Flying Saucer!

We will be voting for the proposed slate of board members:
  • President = Robyn Popa (Pfluger Architects)
  • Vice President = Braden Haley (Mission Architecture)
  • Secretary/Treasurer = Josh Peterson (MEP Engineering)
  • Programs Director = Brian Combs (Combs Consulting Group)
  • Sponsorship Director = Ron Podojil (RSCR Engineers)
  • Membership Director = Josue Burguete (NEISD)
  • Service Director = Calen Shearer (Satterfield & Pontikes)
  • Immediate Past President = Jerry Lammers (Alamo Architects)


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Lunch & Chapter Business
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Presentation / Tour

East Central High School
7173 FM 1628
San Antonio, TX 78263
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Join us for a presentation and tour of the soon-to-be-completed Fine Arts center at East Central High School. Meet in the lobby; tour of the facility will be conducted after the presentation.

Map for parking and meeting location

***Those that want to TOUR the facility MUST bring their own PPE (hard hat, glasses/eye protection, safety vest, close toed shoes, long sleeves)...PPE is not required for those that only attend the meeting.***

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Wednesday, July 18.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.

Program Sponsors:

Combs Consulting Group LPA


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Friday, June 29, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
SAISD Highlands High School
3118 Elgin Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210
Get directions

Join us for a presentation and tour of the 2010 Bond Project conducted at SAISD’s Highlands High School. See how a complicated 5-year renovation project replaced almost the entire campus. Meet in the cafeteria at 11:30 am for lunch and chapter business; tour of the facility will be conducted after the presentation.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Friday, June 22.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.

Program Sponsors:

Indeco Sales Smart Texas Wilson Worthington


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Thursday, May 24, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Joeris General Contractors
823 Arion Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78216

Join us for a unique exposition event, highlighting the latest in educational furniture, fixtures, and instructional technology offerings from local vendors. After a brief introduction of each vendor, the expo will be conducted in a tradeshow format, allowing attendees to visit with vendors at their own pace.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Monday, May 21.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.

Program Sponsors:

Indeco Sales Smart Texas Wilson Worthington


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Thursday, April 19, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Education Service Center, Region 20
1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208

Join us for a overview of the Northside ISD 2018 Bond, which will have it’s election this May.

A presentation of highlights from this year’s A4LE Southern Region conference will also be given.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Friday, April 13.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Monday, March 19, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Education Service Center, Region 20
1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208

Join us for a panel discussion with local superintendents, as they discuss their district’s current challenges, and the initiatives/programs they’ve developed to plan for their district’s success.

Panelists will include Dr. Kevin Brown (Alamo Heights ISD), Dr. Brian Gottardy (North East ISD), Roland Toscano (East Central ISD), and Dr. Lloyd Verstuyft (Southwest ISD).

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Wednesday, March 14.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Monday, February 19, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Education Service Center, Region 20
1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208

Join us for a round-table with local contractors, who will discuss issues pertaining to school construction, construction cost forecasting, and where they see the industry heading. Contractor panelists will represent a diverse range of companies: DL Bandy Constructors, FA Nunnelly General Contractor, Guido Construction, and Joeris General Contractors.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check
RSVP by Wednesday, February 14.

To RSVP, please contact Josh Peterson.

AIA Continuing Education credits available to A4LE Members only.


Chapter Lunch Meeting

Monday, January 8, 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
CAST Tech High School
637 N. Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205

Join us for a presentation and tour of the newly completed CAST Tech High School for SAISD.

Members and ISD Officials: Free | Non-Members: $20 cash or check

Meet at the CAST Tech facility. Park in the parking lot off W. Quincy Street (do not park in the lot at San Pedro/Buffalo Run, as you will be towed)...A4LE representatives will direct attendees from the parking lot to the CAST Tech building. Carpool if possible.

View access map for parking and building entry.


Chapter Social

December 7, 2017
5:30 pm
Stonewerks Quarry


Chapter Event

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Region 20 Education Service Center
1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Chapter Business / Lunch
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Presentation

Texas House Bill 5 & CTE Graduation Requirements: A Round Table Discussion with CTE Departments

RSVP to Robyn@pflugerarchitects.com by Thursday, November 9.


Chapter Meeting

October 9, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Harlan High School
14350 Old Farm to Market Road 471 West
San Antonio, TX 78253

Lunch will be served with a tour of the school to follow.


Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
11:30 am
Alterman Electric
14703 Jones Maltsberger Road, San Antonio, TX 78247

Join us as we explore the LEAN Journeys of Alterman Electric, Baker Triangle and TD Industries.

Program to cover:
  • Elimination of waste
  • Increased productivity and profits
  • Efficient project scheduling
  • Increased employee engagement

Tour to follow prefabrication shop at Alterman Electric.


After Hours with Emerging Professionals

January 29, 2015
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Bowlero
13307 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216

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, 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!
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