Southern Region

The Southern Region consists of the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Donna Robinson, CMP


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.

Call for Presentations

The 2020 Southern Region Conference committee is now accepting submissions for speaking engagements for the event April 29 – May 1, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Click here to view Submission Requirements.

Submit your proposal!

Southern Region Planner of the Year 2019

Kerri Ranney Kerri Ranney, AIA, Esq. REFP

2019 Student Scholarships
Congratulations to the 2019 Otto D. Grove Student Scholarship Recipients!

Allison Lyn Brown
Texas Tech University, Lubbock

Hulen Howard
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Enrique Jimenez
University of Texas, San Antonio

Madalyn Melton
University of Texas, Arlington

Alma Aguirre Molina
University of Texas, San Antonio

Alaa Mohsin Oudah
University of Texas, College Station

2019 Summit Architectural Award Winners

Summit Award

Pleasanton Elementary Pleasanton Elementary
LPA Design Studios

Project of Distinction

Southwest Legacy High School Southwest Legacy High School
Pfluger Architects
Mickey Leland College Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men
Harrison Kornberg Architects

More with Less Award

Nature to Neighborhood Nature to Neighborhood Studio
Pfluger Architects

People’s Choice Award

Mickey Leland College Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men
Harrison Kornberg Architects

2019 Scholarship – LearningSCAPES Conference

This scholarship provides financial assistance for one or more individuals residing in the Southern Region states to attend the Association Annual Conference, LearningSCAPES, October 4-6, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. This important event brings together school planners, educators, and design and construction professionals from around the world to collaborate on ideas and issues relating to the planning and design of contemporary schools.

Preference will be given to those who have not attended a Annual Conference in the past 3 years due to financial burden. The maximum amount of this scholarship is $1,200 and may be applied to registration, travel and/or hotel costs as needed. Incidental expenses such as meals not covered by the conference fee and ground transportation are not included in this scholarship.

Click here for all the details and to download the Application.

Deadline for entries: July 31, 2019

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 »

ALEPs in your Region

To find an ALEP in your Region, please use the ALEP directory.

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Southern Region Foundation Funding & Donations

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ALEP / Certificate Programs


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


LEsolutions Online Awards


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LearningSCAPES 2019


October 3-6, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA