Program

Care | Connect | Culture | Community April 6-9, 2021
Care | Connect | Culture | Community
AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Subject to change

Due to limited participation, the virtual portion of the conference has been canceled.

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Monday, April 5, 2021
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Clay Shoot Copperhead Creek Shooting Club
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Regional Board Meeting Classroom104
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Alternative Activity – Austin Walking Tours (on your own)  Austin
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Golf Falconhead Golf Club
2:00 – 5:00 PM Registration Open Zlontnik Prefunction
3:30 – 5:00 PM IN PERSON  Interactive Workshop 1 (90 mins) – Disaster Response and Resilience Planning Classroom 106
3:30 – 5:00 pm IN PERSON  Interactive Workshop 2 (90 mins) – Technology at the Speed of Life Classroom 105
3:30 – 5:00 pm  IN PERSON  Interactive Workshop 3 (90 mins) – Rethinking (and Rethinking Again) the High School Commons Classroom 203
6:30 – 7:30 PM Opening Reception – Seated Zlontnik Ballroom
7:30 PM Dinner on Your Own – Join the Dine Around Program Off-site
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 AM Yoga Session – Instructor Ali Webb (bring water, and a mat or towel) Classroom 103
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Zlontnik Prefunction
7:30 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Zlontnik Prefunction
8:00 – 9:00 AM IN PERSON  Opening Session / Curriculum Directors Panel Discussion
Virtual Panel:
  • Aaron Pena, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, Midway ISD
  • Julia Robinson, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, Royse City ISD
  • Lisa Fussell, Director of Academics, Tangipahoa Parish School System
  • Ebony Johnson, Interum Chief Learning Officer, Tulsa Public Schools
Moderator:
  • Christina Hoehn, M.ED, Assoc. AIA, Sr. Project Manager / Business Development, Guernsey
Zlontnik Ballroom
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Virtual School Tour A: Norman-Sims Elementary School Classroom 203
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Virtual School Tour B: Collin College Technical Center Classroom 203
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Virtual School Tour C: Davenport High School
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Classroom 203
9:45 – 10:45 AM VIRTUAL SPEAKERS  Breakout Session: Proof Points and Pathfinders: Confluence of personalized learning experiences and environments
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Classroom 103
9:45 – 10:45 AM VIRTUAL SPEAKERS  Breakout Session: Congratulations! The Bond Has Passed... Now It's Time to Build the Project Budgets. Where do you begin and how do you get it done?! Amphitheater 204
9:45 – 10:45 AM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: The Emerging Trend of Campuses Specifically Designed for Special Needs Students Classroom 106
9:45 – 10:45 AM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Addressing Stakeholder Expectations in Underserved Communities Classroom 105
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM RECORDED SESSION  Breakout Session: Benefits of Early Childhood Learning Classroom 105
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: TRANSFORMING A COMMUNITY: Redesigning a Historical High School Campus through Community-Based Support and Effective Community Engagement Amphitheater 204
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Synergy: Designing Non-Traditional, Inclusive Learning Environments to Benefit the Underserved Classroom 106
12:00 – 1:30 PM IN PERSON  Plated Lunch / Bill Latham
Post Traumatic Growth: How to Accelerate Student Engagement as We Return to School
Zlontnik Ballroom
1:30 - 7:00 pm Trade Show Hours Grand Ballroom
1:45 – 4:00 PM Scavenger Hunt Off-site
3:00 – 7:00 PM Trade Show & Prizes Grand Ballroom
7:00 PM Dinner on Your Own – Join the Dine Around Program Off-site
Thursday, April 8, 2021
7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast Zlontnik Prefunction
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Registration Zlontnik Prefunction
8:00 – 8:30 AM A4LE International Update and Southern Region Architectural and Member Awards Zlontnik Ballroom
8:30 – 9:30 AM
TEA Advisory Council / School Facility Standards Update Zlontnik Ballroom 
9:45 – 10:45 AM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: How to Leverage Building Enclosure Commissioning for High Performance Structures Classroom 105
9:45 – 10:45 AM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Learning to Share; Creating Efficiencies in Schools Amphitheater 204
9:45 – 10:45 AM RECORDED SESSION  Breakout Session: The Integration of Diversity: Designing for Inclusion Classroom 203
9:45 – 10:45 AM VIRTUAL SPEAKERS  Breakout Session: How Facility Planners Can Help Overcome the Impact of Poverty on Student Achievement
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Classroom 106
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM RECORDED SESSION  Breakout Session: Creating Louisiana’s Workforce – How the Strategic Planning of New Facilities Serve Students, Local Business Partners, and Communities Classroom 106
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Change Agent, MacConnell Winner, and High Academic Outcomes: Learn How Canyon View High School is Doing it! Amphitheater 204
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: 7 Deadly Sins of Construction Administration Classroom 203
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Won't You Be My Neighborhood? The Evolution of Neighborhood Learning Environments Classroom 105
12:00 – 1:30 PM IN PERSON  Plated Lunch / Keynote Travis Allen
Becoming a Global Problem Solver
Zlontnik Ballroom
1:45 – 2:45 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Calming Schools: Linking Design to Student Performance Amphitheater 204
1:45 – 2:45 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: CTE That Works – Choosing and Supporting Programs for Your Community Classroom 106
1:45 – 2:45 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: PLAY-Based Learning in Early Education... and Beyond! Classroom 203
3:00 – 4:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: The Future of School Administrative Spaces: How to Support a New Generation of Teachers and Administrators through Efficient, Collaborative Design Classroom 105
3:00 – 4:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Brave & Bold Leadership in Uncharted Waters Classroom 106
3:00 – 4:00 PM VIRTUAL SPEAKERS  Breakout Session: How Healthy is Your School?: An Exploration of the WELL Building Standard Amphitheater 204
3:00 – 4:00 PM IN PERSON  Breakout Session: Investing in a Facility that Bridges Curriculum and Community – Welch Outdoor Learning Center in Katy Classroom 203
6:00 – 6:45 PM Planner of the Year Seated Reception Zlontnik Prefunction
6:45 – 8:30 PM Planner of the Year / Gala Dinner
Howl 2 Go Dueling Piano Entertainment
Zlontnik Ballroom
8:30 PM After Party – AT&T Conference Center
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – THE BILL & PHIL SHOW 80s COVER BAND
The Bill & Phil Show is a two-person “Acoustic Madness” duo that plays all of the greatest, sing-a-long hits from the 70s and 80s. As the band takes us back to those simpler times, they will also be drawing tickets for the night’s giveaways – over $1500 in door prizes from our sponsors, True North Consulting Group and Won Door! So grab your favorite Journey or Bon Jovi tee and join us for a night of great music and fantastic fellowship as we party like it’s 1999, A4LE style! www.facebook.com/billandphil
Zlontnik Ballroom
Friday, April 9, 2021
9:30 – 11:20 AM IN PERSON  Facing Changes: Virtual Education Trends for Today and the Future
Audience led panel discussion | Mimosa brunch will be served
Facilitator:
Kerri Brady, Esq. REFP, Huckabee
Panel:
Mark Seibert, CMTA
Melissa Gonzales, Refugio ISD
Christian Owens, Pfluger Associates
Robert Robertson, Klein ISD
Konrad Judd, Huckabee
Mark Madorsky, Leaf Engineers
Shivani Langer, Stantec
Zlontnik Ballroom
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