What Can Public School Districts Learn From For-Profit Providers?

Given increasing costs, decreasing funding, and rapidly evolving educational technology and pedagogy, should public school districts question the traditional model of complete campuses of durable, 50-year buildings? How can charter/for-profit and private business strategies - like limited physical facilities, building for shorter lifespans and frequent changes, occupying vacant commercial space, and creating distributed campuses - be adapted to meet public school needs, budgets, and procedures? This presentation explores the pros and cons of multiple innovative strategies.

Presented at LearningSCAPES 2017 by:
Julie Walleisa, AIA, LEED AP, ALEP, Principal / Architect