Senior Facilities Development Manager Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles, California
As civic infrastructure, schools play an important role in the health and wellness of our communities, especially in communities of color. This session will dive into the science behind the design of outdoor spaces that can foster wellness, increase equitable access to open space, and improve ecology, learning outcomes, and the community.
Understand current research on how design impacts cognitive and physical development and health.
Learn how school environments are imperative to promoting equity and social and environmental justice.
Examine strategies for creating outdoor spaces to address specific aspects of student wellness and enhance learning outcomes.
Identify how school districts are getting creative to convert grey to green within challenging parameters of time, scope, and budget.