Shea Earns ALEP Designation


Jack Shea

Norwell, MA  – Jack Shea, education planning specialist for Norwell-based Habeeb & Associates Architects (H&A), recently achieved the Accredited Learning Environments Planner (ALEP) Designation. He has 35 years of experience in education.

H&A has a special focus on education and is committed in developing creative solutions for new school buildings and renovations. Shea’s involvement will help to ensure that H&A is able to continue this mission into the future.


The ALEP credential was developed by the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE, formerly known as CEFPI). According to A4LE, those who receive the ALEP credential represent the “highest qualification in our profession.” They go on to say that “Clients can appoint ALEPs with confidence that they have been examined for competence.”

Candidates must meet eligibility requirements and submit an application before beginning a rigorous course of study consisting of six 6-week intensive courses, after which they must pass a rigorous accreditation exam. Once earned, the credential must be renewed every three years by fulfilling requirements such as completing continuing education units.