EDsession Program & Schedule

Using the WELL Health-Safety Rating to Confidently Bring Back In-Person Learning

  • Date:Thursday, November 4
  • Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Description: School leaders are working around the clock to provide healthy, safe learning environments as the world recovers from the devastating impacts of COVID-19. The WELL Health-Safety Rating is helping schools re-open the right way by providing a seamless experience backed by evidence-based solutions as well as third-party verification. Hear about emerging innovations and research regarding how we can design and update school buildings specifically to support the health and well-being of students, teachers, staff, and visitors. Discover lessons learned from the Upper St. Clair School District during their pursuit and achievement of the WELL Health-Safety Rating. Join us to learn how this critical, efficient and cost-effective solution for school leaders is providing the tools and resources they need to independently verify their buildings and reopen with confidence.
  • Location:Meeting Room 302
  • Session Type:EDsession
  • Session Code:ES21RC7
  • Learning Objective 1:Describe the 5 categories that make up the WELL Health-Safety Rating for facilities Operation & Management and explain how to leverage these strategies to instill confidence as people return to in person learning.
  • Learning Objective 2:Identify 8 key themes from the WELL Building Standard that elevate the significant role of buildings in the fight against COVID-19.
  • Learning Objective 3:Analyze the relationship between mental health and the built environment and implement design strategies that put people first.
  • Learning Objective 4:Articulate the policies around emergency preparedness that schools can use during the return to in person learning.
  • Credit:AIA LU/HSW, GBCI
Angela Spangler
International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)
Angelica Ciranni
Advantus Engineers
Dan Snyder
Upper St. Clair School District