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The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI):
Exhibition of School Planning and Architecture Display & Safety Symposium Provider

We are pleased to continue working closely with CEFPI to support their mission of improving the places where children learn. CEFPI members, individuals, institutions and corporations are actively involved in planning, designing, building, equipping and maintaining schools and colleges and are warmly welcomed at EdSpaces.

CEFPI, along with AIA-CAE, displays the award-winning learning environments from leading architects.

EdSpaces will once again include an exhibit display of award winners from CEFPI's prestigious Exhibition of School Planning and Architecture that features some of the world's most distinguished school architecture, included the coveted James D. MacConnell Award. Find out more

NSSEA is pleased to welcome the CEFPI Symposium: Safety & Security in the Education Environment as a pre-conference offering at EdSpaces. Join industry experts in an interactive discussion on developing a learning environment free from violence. Find out more

San Antonio will be a testing site for planners taking the Certified Educational Facilities Planner (CEFP) exam on Wednesday, December 4 during EdSpaces. The CEFP designation is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and identify those in the educational environment industry who demonstrate the knowledge essential to the practice of educational facility planning. The CEFP program stands as a mark of excellence and has been developed to reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a competent educational facilities planner. Find out more


"21st century learning environments require innovative and collaborative educational spaces that enhance teaching and learning opportunities, connecting design with learning styles. For students to compete in today's global economy and succeed, it is imperative that organizations such as CEFPI and NSSEA work together to further the goals of our respective members and help bring solutions to the classroom that will contribute to healthy, safe and sustainable schools for children everywhere."

—John Ramsey, CEFPI Executive Director/CEO

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