Hamden, CT – William Silver, AIA, principal, was recently a guest lecturer in the University of Bridgeport’s Educational Leadership Program. He was invited by adjunct professor Thomas Jokubaitis to speak to students in the Leadership and Management of School Facilities course, an elective available only to sixth-year students seeking certification as intermediate administrators in the state of Connecticut.
Silver spoke about contemporary school design, including the role of new technologies in the classroom, collaborative learning trends, the impact of new building codes expected this fall, and the use of sustainable strategies and energy-efficient systems in school building design.
The course focuses on managing school facilities and effective leadership practices for creating and maintaining safe and effective educational environments that support and enhance teaching and learning.
Silver / Petrucelli has completed more than 300 school projects in Connecticut with a portfolio that boasts some of the most recognizable projects currently under construction including Enfield High School, Berlin High School, Central High School in Bridgeport as well as those currently in design including West Shore Middle School in Milford, Ledyard Middle School, Gallup Hill School, Ledyard, and ACES’ Whitney School in Hamden.