Become a CEFP! Earn the designation of a certified Educational Facility Planner
5/22-5/24, Pacific Northwest Region Conference (deadline to apply and submit materials: 4/15/13), Regina, SASK
5/29-5/31, Australasia Region Conference (deadline to apply and submit materials 4/15/13), Auckland, NZ
9/20-9/23, CEFPI Annual International Conference (deadline to apply and submit materials 8/15/13), Indianapolis, IN
New Online Award Exhibit
All 2012 James D. MacConnell Submissions are now available for viewing. See some of the best school facilities in the world and learn about their planning process!
Coalition for Community Schools Launches a New Blog Series
Our partners at the Coalition for Community Schools are launching a new blog series, "Innovations in Expanded Learning Opportunities: The Community Schools Approach." This summer, join them along with community school practitioners and leaders as they share innovative ELO practices. Each week the Coalition will post a new blog on how districts and their community partners are finding effective ways to implement different ELO types. The blog series starts June 12.
CEFPI Releases New Publication Safe Schools – A Best Practices Guide. As leaders in creating safety in the built environment, CEFPI orchestrated a security summit in Washington, DC to explore this topic.
CEFPI Expands Partnership with EdSpaces for 2013
The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) is pleased to announce a significant expansion of the role of CEFPI as a sponsoring partner for the 2013 EdSpaces. The strategic partnership between NSSEA and CEFPI recognizes the importance of engaging the facility planning community as key players in the marketplace for innovative environments. Read more >
Irene Nigaglioni Addresses the State of America's Schools
KCBS San Francisco interviewed Irene Nigaglioni regarding the unacceptable state of America's schools…and what it would take, money-wise, to repair them. Read more >
Now is the Time
David Esquith, Director, Office of Safe and Healthy Students, U.S. Department of Education
For the last several years, CEFPI has provided information, resources and tools for school districts to improve indoor air quality in their schools. To access the latest information visit our Healthy Schools Web site.