s Designing Successful CTE Spaces for the K14 Learner

Designing Successful CTE Spaces for the K14 Learner

The variety of programs that Career and Tech Education (CTE) facilities offer benefit from early planning of furniture and equipment layouts. Collaboration for proper equipment selection between school district and design team for spaces like Audio/Video Production, Health Science, Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, etc., ensures the best utilization of CTE learning spaces for future flexibility and success of students. K14 education is bridging high school and higher education, and with proper planning and forward thinking, CTE programs can partner with local community colleges to provide education where learners are equipped to contribute to a strong community workforce and economy.



Learning Objectives

  1. Discover how implementing K14 CTE education can provide benefit to learners and the community.
  2. Learn how industry partners can help with space design and equipment selection.
  3. Understand the benefits of early communication and collaboration of CTE equipment selection and optimal room layout for successful CTE spaces.
  4. Engage in a discussion about lessons-learned and future benefits of the designing specialized spaces in a collaboration process with educators.

Broadcast Date

January 27, 2021, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Purchase Price

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Meet the Presenters


Adele Willson
Hord Coplan Macht
K12 Studio Leader

Adele Willson, AIA, LEED AP, ALEP, is Managing Principal of Hord Coplan Macht's office in Denver, Colorado and leads the office's practice for K-12 schools. During her 35 years of experience, Adele has worked with all levels of public schools throughout the state related to programming, master planning, and design of their facilities. She is passionate about designing high performing beautiful schools that meet the needs of 21st Century learners.


Jeff Hagan
Hord Coplan Macht
Principal, Project Manager and Lead Architect

Jeff Hagan, AIA, is a Principal, Project Manager and Lead Architect with Hord Coplan Macht. He has a specialized commitment and seasoned approach to school construction and renovation. As a relationship-oriented leader, he develops strong and genuine rapport with school owners and users, which drives his dynamic perspective and purposeful design of educational projects.


Travis Bostic
Hord Coplan Macht
Design Principal

Travis Bostic, AIA, is a Principal Designer at Hord Coplan Macht. Travis has been designing K12 and Higher Education facilities for over 15 years. He has a very collaborative design process and style and has worked with many educators to design CTE spaces at community colleges and high school facilities.