VLK to Present at 2019 National School Boards Association Annual Conference

The NSBA represents state school boards associations and their more than 90,000 local school boards members. The NSBA Annual Conference & Exposition is the one national even that brings together education leaders at a atime when domestic policies and global trends are combining to shape the future of the students. Join them in Philadelphia for a robust offering of over 250 educational programs, including three inspirational general sessions that will give school districts new ideas and tools to help drive school districts forward. (Source: https://www.nsba.org/conference)

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Learning Spaces Matter: Students', Teachers', & Principals' Perceptions of Student Engagement in New Learning Spaces


Educators have both debated and embraced the idea of design thinking. Whether the designer is engaged in the architecture or learning design process, the needs of the student are foremost. However, the empirical impact of designs in K-12 education is relatively unknown. In order to explore the impact new learning spaces has on student engagement, a mixed methods study was conducted at replacement schools in Texas. The results of the study are revealed based on students’, teachers’, and principals’ perceptions.

Who: Yanira Oliveras-Ortiz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, UT Tyler; Lizzy Asbury, Ed.D., CEO, Transcend4; Dalane Bouillion, Ed.D., Principal and Educational Planner, VLK Architects, Inc.; Kenneth Hutchens, Principal of Creative, VLK Architects, Inc.

When: Sunday, March 31st, 2019 from 8:30 - 9:30 am

Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 118A