We are better together
At Stantec, we are a value-driven organization. In light of what is happening in our communities today, one of our core values We Are Better Together has never been more important. We know our clients and communities are looking to us for solutions and support, so while we may not be physically together right now, our community spirit has never been more alive. We have partnered with A4LE to offer a complimentary collection of learning resources focused on supporting our education community.
The CommunityCollective is a platform of connectivity as we are all experiencing quarantines and working from home. Please check here for the schedule of future offerings as we intend to host weekly webinars.
Color+Create: A Resource from Stantec’s CommunityCollectiveHere’s a fun resource for students to color and allow their imaginations to run free. Stantec’s Education Design Team has transformed K-12 school learning environments from our projects into this coloring and activity book. Save a page (or the whole book). Share your artwork on social media and tag #StantecLearning. We hope you enjoy it! Download now
Webinar Series: Co-creation: Engaging Students To Plan and Design Better SchoolsPresented by: Bill Bradley, PhD and Camilo Bearman from Stantec. This presentation will take a closer look at the principles of co-creation within the framework of school planning, design, and operation. Attendees will explore a renewed process that seeks to recast expectations and put the needs of learners, educators, and the community at the forefront of process. Presenters will share lessons learned from projects where outcomes led to pioneering solutions in the communities they serve. Webinar Recording
Webinar Series: Makerspaces: From Elementary Schools to College CampusesPresented by: Gwen Morgan and Allison Schneider from Stantec | Stantec’s Research + Benchmarking team traveled the US touring and gathering data on all kinds of makerspaces. From our research, four categories of spaces emerged as essential to today’s makers. Our presenters will share their findings of what inspires and defines the contemporary makerspace, and how schools are incorporating them into their learning environments in new and different ways. Webinar Recording
Webinar Series: Post Occupancy Evaluations—Key to Healthy & Successful BuildingsPresented by: Shivani Langer and Cristy Bickel from Stantec | What can we learn from post-occupancy evaluations? In this session, presenters will share the details of a post-occupancy evaluation, from what it is to the process and recommendations for who should be involved. We’ll show you how to use these evaluations to determine how well your facility is performing against goals, and uncover lessons learned from other schools to inform building design for the future. Webinar Recording
Webinar Series: Creating Safer, Resilient SchoolsPresented by: Laura Sachtleben from Stantec | Schools and their communities are constantly tested by various hardships. From natural disasters to unexpected violence, our schools have the duty to educate, while also protecting and supporting their communities when disaster strikes. As these events rise closer to the forefront, we’re shifting the conversation from recovery to resilience. Webinar Recording
Webinar Series: Finding the Link Between Innovative Schools & Student EngagementPresented by: Diego Barrera, Stantec and Dr. Xuemei Zhu, Texas A&M University | Schools are a crucial part of our nation’s infrastructure and it’s important to understand the relationship between the built environment and student engagement. We will share the lessons learned from the last three years of our ongoing research into this topic. Webinar Recording
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