EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


Student Focused Design to Inspire Personal Achievement – The Next Generation High School

  • Description: This session will profile how local business and industry inspired the design of the new Upper Merion Area High School (UMAHS) in King of Prussia, a suburb of Philadelphia. Take part in a discussion around the educational limitations of the existing traditional high school designed in the 1960s as compared to the design of the new high school. The new facility will provide higher education level spaces to engage in interactive learning activities of research, develop and present. Spaces integrated throughout offer opportunities in flexible spaces to compliment how different students learn.
  • Date:Thursday, November 3
  • Time:9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom C124
  • Track:Pedagogy/Student Outcomes
  • Audience:Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Obtain an understanding of how learning environments have an impactful influence on students various learning styles and unique needs.
  • Learning Objective 2:Compare student experience with post-industrial environments versus those which coincide with higher education learning models and trends in the workforce.
  • Learning Objective 3:Participants will be introduced to a high school design that embraced inclusivity and provides opportunities for all students.
  • Learning Objective 4:Participants will learn how to adapt next generation learning concepts into their instructional model.
  • Credit:AIA LU, IDCEC
David Schrader
Dr. John Toleno
Upper Merion Area School District
Jonathan Bauer
Upper Merion Area School District