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The Role of Community Colleges in Future-proofing Education

Published July 12, 2021
Presented by Richard Fort, Johnson County Community College | Anastasia Huggins, BNIM Architects | James Pfeiffer, BNIM Architects
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
Johnson County Community College

With the cost of education skyrocketing, institutions must address the demographic cliff for future generations of learners. Community colleges offer important lessons regarding educational offerings across a diverse background and recognize how workforce development can inform campus planning and design. In this session, we'll share how community colleges can use metrics to understand long-term projections around regional enrollment needs and use human purpose integrated design to build for the future.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Evaluate your current masterplan using lessons learned from community colleges in regards to educational offerings and access in a post-COVID environment.
  2. Incorporate design solutions that create diverse spatial and programmatic options to help overcome causal factors in a diminishing workforce.
  3. Include workforce development as a driver for planning and design.
  4. Discuss how you can use your building as an educational tool by establishing a robust program that uses metrics for continual improvement.

Presenters:

Richard Fort, Dean, Industrial Technology Division, Johnson County Community College
Anastasia Huggins, Associate Principal, BNIM Architects
James Pfeiffer,Associate Principal, Architecture, BNIM Architects

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1 Unit (SCUP56C1310) | AICP CM 1 Unit

Recorded 7/12/21.

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