PWC-CT Hosts Panel Discussion

Rocky Hill, Conn – The Connecticut Chapter of Professional Woman in Construction (PWC-CT) will host a panel discussion and meeting entitled “Private, Charter and Magnet Schools in Southern New England” on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Sheraton Hartford South in Rocky Hill, CT. This meeting is one in a series of educational and networking programs hosted by PWC-CT, whose programs are tailored to professionals in the architectural, engineering and construction fields, as well as interested members of the public.

Our panel for this event is comprised of highly skilled Facilities, Planning and Management professionals who are responsible for the care and maintenance of private, charter and magnet school campuses across Southern New England.  The topics of discussion include emergency planning for natural disasters and potential security threats; campus technology and its ability to keep pace with real world demands, the increasing focus on sustainability in public and private institutions, and private school trends for 2013 and beyond.

The moderator will be David Terrell, Associate Director of Facilities at Choate Rosemary Hall.  The panel participants include John Shenette,Smith College Campus School; Tony Malagrino, Pomfret School; William Peabody, Hotchkiss School; John A. Mena, Capitol Region Education Council (CREC); and Rachel Romano, Veritas Preparatory Charter School.

Founded in 1980, Professional Women in Construction is a national non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization committed to advancing professional, entrepreneurial and managerial opportunities for women and other “non-traditional” populations in construction and related industries. Members of PWC-CT represent all major disciplines within the A/E/C industry, and are drawn from Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  PWC-CT programs present the latest industry topics, and provide networking and business development opportunities for members and guests. Membership is open to women and men, private companies and public agencies actively engaged in the design / construction / real estate development fields, and businesses supplying goods and services to the industry.  PWC-CT supports education in the fields of architecture, construction and engineering, and recognizes ongoing professional excellence with two awards:  the “Women on the Rise” award and the “Woman of Accomplishment” award.