EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


Strategies Toward Safe and Secure 21st Century Schools

  • Description: This session is an exploration of recent design strategies to enhance school safety and security while maintaining open and transparent 21st Century educational environments. We will examine the approach to school security design that came out working with the Littleton Public Schools. This process included a collaborative effort between multiple design firms, the school district, and recognized security experts. We will look at RTA’s strategies that have been developed over time as we explore case studies from recent projects and talk with industry recognized security experts.

    Session sponsored by Campus Safety.
  • Date:Wednesday, November 2
  • Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom E145
  • Track:Campus Safety
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Understand the challenge that districts face in maintaining safe schools that also promote learning, collaboration, transparency, and positive spaces.
  • Learning Objective 2:Learn about the CPTED strategies involving layers of security elements.
  • Learning Objective 3:Explore one firm’s approach to school security including a look at various elements such as site, entrance, and compartmentalization.
  • Learning Objective 4:Examine one firm’s implemented solutions through an examination of case studies, plan diagrams and discussions with school security experts.
Brian Calhoun
RTA Architects
Ken Gregg
RTA Architects
Ericka Everett
RTA Architects