Residential Educator Academy

The residential educator academy will offer forum in residential construction curriculums covering basics of the means and methods of homebuilding, experiential learning assignments, textbooks, recruiting, online programs, certification programs and other helpful resources will also be covered.

  • DATE: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Location: Hilton Hotel in College Station, TX
  • Cost of the Seminar: $50

Additionally, the following speakers will present research that was supported by the National Housing Endowment’s HELP grant program:

Scott Kelting

Scott Kelting is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Construction Management in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Scott will present project based integrative approach to delivering residential construction education, teaching the NAHB Certified Green Professional Designation, and recruiting students to increase students.

Eric Connell

Eric Connell is a Professor and registered architect at East Carolina University (ECU). Eric will present his research conducted research from 2005­2007 that led to the “Gold Standard” for learning outcomes and curriculum advice, for 4­year universities interested in developing and enhancing residential construction education. Eric will also discuss the current development of ECU’s online residential graduate program.

James Sullivan

James Sullivan is Undergraduate Coordinator at the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida (UF). Jim will present programmatic information and roadmaps regarding UF’s residential program. Programmatic information will include industry advisory board development, minor in real estate, certificate in residential, internships, course development, and community service initiatives.

Diamond Sponsors

AGC Education and Research Foundation

Silver Sponsors