EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


The Future is Inclusive: A New Model School Designed Using UDL Principles

  • Description: Are your learning spaces a barrier to student learning and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) implementation? This session lays out established principles of environmental psychology and how space is a powerful element in the learning experience of students. The new Mission Bay School in San Francisco (PK-5, Linked Learning Hub for High School, and District Training Spaces) establishes an exemplary model of these principles in practice, supporting a more fluid and holistic implementation of UDL and providing equal access to education for each and every student, as well as a shared community resource.
  • Date:Wednesday, November 2
  • Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom B115
  • Track:Pedagogy/Student Outcomes
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Learn new standards for developing model UDL school; how to apply parameters to create optimized environments for personalized learning.
  • Learning Objective 2:Community engagement in creating a UDL school; support an inclusive culture, how a school can become a community asset.
  • Learning Objective 3:To value professional development; give teachers the tools to confidently transition to future pedagogical methods and improve teacher retention.
  • Learning Objective 4:Dive into concepts of health, wellness, sustainability, resiliency-driven design; how these relate to equity for students and the community.
  • Credit:AIA LU, IDCEC
Kelly Dreyer
Lauren Maass
E’leva Hughes Gibson
San Francisco Unified School District