EDsession Program & Schedule
Make the Impossible Possible: A Blueprint for Change
Bill Strickland, Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Wednesday, November 3
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time
Join William E. Strickland as he describes his journey from inner-city youth to head of an organization that fosters art, occupational skills, architecture and light, and the equal availability of quality of life for every person. Hear how the arts and innovative vocational training can change the perception of value and human possibility for the disadvantaged and dislocated citizens in our communities. Learn how these opportunities can create nurturing environments for students regardless of background and encourage educators to rethink their approach to physical space and its direct impact on learning.
Learning Objective 1:
Hear about the importance of high quality learning environments particularly for marginalized populations.
Learning Objective 2:
Learn how technology plays a significant tole in revealing new ways of learning and the importance of design in realizing educational opportunities.
Learning Objective 3:
Understand the need to create spaces that are sensitive to disabled populations and their special needs.
Learning Objective 4:
Demonstrate an architecture and design that is aspirational to students irrespective of age or background.
AIA LU, IDCEC
Manchester Bidwell Corporation