Rocky Mountain Chapter

The geographical area served consists of the State of Colorado and Wyoming.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Carla Cummins

Awards Training

Meeker Elementary School
Design Award Winner: Meeker Elementary School
August 28, 2019
3:00 PM
Haselden Corporate Office
6950 South Potomac Street
Centennial, CO 80112

Join us at Haselden's corporate office on August 28th at 3:00 PM for a presentation on the A4LE awards submittal process and a question answer session with members. Light refreshments will be provided!

Click here for information about the Rocky Mountain Chapter Design Awards and past winners.

Membership Happy Hour

Mobile Academic Classroom
“Magic School Bus” Award: Mobile Academic Classroom
September 2019
Denver, CO

Our September membership event will feature the 2018 A4LE award winner Poudre Valley School District's Mobile Academic Classroom by RB+B ARCHITECTS.

Stay tuned for more details on date and location.

Tour & Presentation

October 10, 2019
3:30 – 7:00 PM
Chinook Trail Middle School
9750 Grand Lawn Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80924

Chinook Trail
The school is the first new stand-alone middle school for Academy District 20 in over 20 years and was the largest project in the 2016 bond. Through a community design workshop process, it was determined that the building should focus on project based learning, student wellness and connections to nature. The building was designed utilizing WELL Building criteria with an emphasis on healthy and positive spaces. Utilizing the middle school team concept, classroom clusters are built around project-based learning labs that offer opportunities for teaming, collaboration and small group work.

Joining us for networking, presentation about incorporating Project Based Learning and Design Thinking into school curriculum.


3:30 – 4:00 PM Arrive and network
4:00 – 5:00 PM Presentation by Tom Andrews the principal at Chinook Trails focused on his research into Project Based Learning, Design Thinking and how he has interwoven those into curriculum for the school. Also available to be a part of that conversation is Henry Reitwiesner from Academy 20, Brian Calhoun from RTA and Jack Mousseau from MOA.
5:00 – 6:30 PM Tour of the facility with Tom, Academy 20, MOA, RTA and Bryan Construction.

This is a free event. Stay tuned for upcoming registration information.

Energy Savings for Schools Program

Energy Resources for Rural Schools
Ideas. Support. Savings.
FREE On-site energy and water audits from a team of experts
FREE Evaluation of renewable energy opportunities
FREE Technical support and energy coaching
FREE Implementation support and help identifying existing funding and financing options to get projects completed
FREE Recognition for your school's efforts and opportunities to engage students

Why your school should participate in the Program:
  • Reap tangible energy, water, and cost savings
  • Easy and seamless with minimal school staff requirements
  • Benefit from one-stop-shop services customized for rural schools to get projects implemented
  • Build your energy management knowledge by connecting and exchanging ideas with peer schools
  • Improve your school's learning environment with better lighting, heating, and cooling
  • Be recognized for your efforts and share your story with your community and beyond

Click here for FAQs about the program.

Learn more today! Getting started is easy. To learn more contact the program manager, Susan Blythe.
970.207.0058 ext: 310

Chapter Newsletter

August 2019

Rocky Mountain Chapter President's Award

The Chapter has renamed the President's Award after the late Bob Matschulat. Bob was an esteemed member of the Association and the Rocky Mountain Chapter.

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ALEP / Certificate Programs


Comprehensive industry education: ALEP, Advanced Academy and Vibrant Learning Environments


LEsolutions Online Awards


Visit our showcase of past online entry submissions


LearningSCAPES 2019


October 4-6, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA