Virginia Educational Facility Planners
Re-Imagining Learning Spaces 2.0

Please join your colleagues from school districts, universities, design and construction related firms from across the mid-Atlantic for this stellar statewide event.

April 8-9, 2019
Historic Williamsburg

Williamsburg Lodge
310 South England Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

Conference Program

Download the 2019 AIA/CES Conference Session Participation Form

Monday, April 8, 2019
7:30 am Registration Open
7:30 am Breakfast
8:45 am Welcome and Introductions
Stephen Halsey, AIA, Moseley Architects & Chapter President

Mr. Atif Qarni, Virginia Secretary of Education

9:00 am Keynote: Erin Klein
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Breakout Session 1 (Select One)
A. From Mechanical to Delightful – Leveraging Facility Upgrade Projects to Transform Your School
Dr. Nicole Olivencia, Henrico County Public Schools
Camilo Bearman, Stantec
Jennifer Drake, Principal | Crestview Elementary School
Piedmont Room A
B. School Security Workshop
Dr. Peter Noonan, Falls Church City Public Schools
Dr. Bill Bradley, Stantec
Derk Jeffrey, Stantec
Piedmont Room B
C. Why Wouldn’t Zero Energy Schools be the New Norm Now That It’s Free?
Tony Hans, CMTA
Catherine Lin, Arlington Public Schools
Wyck Knox, VMDO
Virginia Room A
D. Put a Box Around That Plan: Design Strategies to Align Your Learning Spaces with the Culture and Values of Your New Strategic Plan
Erin Richardson, Quinn Evans
Shannon Dowling, Quinn Evans
Atara Margolies, Quinn Evans
Virginia Room B
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Keynote: Dr. Dieter Breithecker, MA
2:30 pm Break
3:00 pm Breakout Session 2 (Select One)
A. From Isolation to Interdependence: Co-locating STEM and CTE in Response to a Shifting Economy and Workforce Needs
Derk Jeffrey, Stantec
Gary VanAlstyne, P.E., Director of Construction for Loudoun County Public Schools
Odette Scovel, Science Supervisor, Loudoun County Public Schools
Piedmont Room A
B. Making the Grade: How IEQ in Schools Affects Student Performance
Sean O’Donnell, Perkins Eastman
Patrick Davis, District of Columbia Public Schools
Heather Jauregui, Perkins Eastman
Virginia Room A
C. Old Structure, New Story: Transforming an Outdated Education Facility into A Student-Approved Learning Environment
Lindsey Davis, PowerThroughThat
Meredith Sullivan, Design Collective
Paul Falkenbury, Samaha Associates
Virginia Room B
4:00 pm Time on Your Own
5:30 pm VA4LE Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Banquet / Planner and Student Awards
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:30 am Registration Open
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Keynote: Kayla Delzer
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Breakout Session 3 (Select One)
A. Powhatan Middle School: How Furniture, Space and Instruction are Integral
Stephen Halsey, Moseley Architects
Dr. Eric Jones, Superintendent | Powhatan County Public Schools
Dr. Samantha Martin, Principal | Powhatan Middle School
Andrew Smolak, Moseley Architects
Piedmont Room A
B. The Value of Outdoor Learning Environments: Enhancing Health, Well Being and Safety for Our Students and Teachers
Rebecca Brady, Clark Nexsen
Derek Burn, Wake County Public Schools
Piedmont Room B
C. The Bryan Innovation Lab: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World
Glenn Telfer, Draper Aden
Cary Jamieson, The Steward School
Virginia Room A
D. Achieving Low-Maintenance and High Performance: Finding the Sweet Spot of Sustainable Strategies for School Design
Kelly Callahan, VMDO
Craig Mackail, Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Virginia Room B
11:15 am Break
11:30 am Breakout Session 4 (Select One)
A. SchoolsNEXT Winning Team Presentation
Vijay Ramnarain, Virginia Department of Education
Dr. Elaine Fogliani, Crabtree Rohrbaugh Architects
Piedmont Room A
B. Learning Outside the Classroom: Strategies for Creating Effective Common Spaces in the Modern High School
Richard Salopek, Bowie Gridley Architects
David Marks, Bowie Gridley Architects
Piedmont Room B
C. Transforming Middle School Learning Spaces
Mac Duis, Bedford County Public Schools
Virginia Room A
D. Motivational Analysis of a Multiage Classroom – Agnor-Hurt Elementary School
Maggie Hancock, UVA Curry School of Education
Virginia Room B
12:30 pm Architectural Awards / Business Membership Luncheon

Subject to change