VLK Architects

Dr. Dalane E. Bouillion

Principal, Educational Planner

Our belief in Texas public education grounds my passion to bridge the instructional intentions of our clients, educators, with the design talents of our architects in order to create purposeful learning environments that support teaching and learning. It is my responsibility to remain current with instructional methodologies in order to be a thought leader for both our clients and our firm.

Dalane’s unique perspective on architecture is grounded in her experiences as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction. Her deep understanding of student engagement fuels her passion for the design process resulting in innovative learning spaces that support today’s learner. She is the educator on our team, and serves clients as a thought partner during the design process ensuring that all instructional methodologies are considered so that academic program needs are realized. She has a strong belief that meaningful learning environments contribute to student engagement. She bridges current instructional philosophy with purposeful design.


  • Doctor of Education in Secondary Education and Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2004
  • Master of Science in Mid-Management, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1992

Texas State Board for Educator Certifications

  • Superintendent
  • Mid-Management Administrator
  • Elementary Reading
  • Elementary Self-Contained
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Certified Appraiser, Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)


  • Texas Association of School Administrators
  • American Education Reaserach Association, Research of Women and Education's Woman of the Year
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Friends of Texas Public Schools, Board Member
  • Texas Curriculum Council