Presentation on theme: "SHORECREST HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS Define Goals Articulate Needs Provide Catalog of School Activities Master List of All Spaces."— Presentation transcript:
SHORECREST HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS Define Goals Articulate Needs Provide Catalog of School Activities Master List of All Spaces
Educational Specifications are a look toward the future Try to Imagine... What Knowledge Students Will Need What Problem Solving Strategies Students Will Need What Communication Skills students Will Need... to compete in society.
Define Educational Goals Look at “What is” Determine “What ought to be” Identify how to move from “What is” to “What ought to be”
Flexible and Adaptable Facilities Organizational Concepts Departmental Model Age-Appropriate Academics Project-Based Learning Independent Learning Educational Pods, Clusters or Teams School-Within-A-School... Designing for the Future
Educational Specifications: Contents 1. Project Goals 2. General Building Considerations 3. General Site Considerations 4. Activity Area Descriptions 5. Summary of Estimated Spatial Needs
Educational Specifications Committee Steering committee of representatives from all curriculum and activity areas. All Educational Specification input should funnel through these representatives. All staff are invited and encouraged to participate in the process through committee representatives. The process is open to everyone.
Educational Specifications: Process Discuss / Define General Building Considerations Discuss / Define Site Considerations Determine Project Goals Describe Activity Areas Needs Develop Summary of Estimated Spatial Needs
Educational Specifications: Time Line March - AprilBuilding & Site Considerations April - MayTour Selected Area Schools MayProject Goals April – JuneDescribe Activity Areas May – JuneEstimate Spatial Needs June – JulyDraft Educ Spec AugustReview / Finalize Educ Spec
Building and Site Considerations Building Image Site Ingress / Egress / Circulation Parent pick-up/drop-off, Student parking, Staff parking, Bussing pick-up/ drop-off, Service/deliveries Field Access / Use Security / Safety / Handicap Accessibility Entrances / Hallways / Student Lockers Surfaces / Finishes / Furniture / Technology
Activity Area Needs Goals Planned Usage Number of Users Required Staff Groupings Simultaneous Groupings Relationship to Other Activities Spatial Needs Support Facilities Environmental Variables / Needs Utilities Storage / Display Furniture / Equipment