IIW Minnesota

Pilot Classrooms Provide Paths to New Opportunities

Classroom design is not what it used to be. Learning spaces need to be highly flexible, interactive and tech-driven — with what can be an overwhelming array of options. How do you strike the right balance... > READ MORE

How a Facility Tour Changed Perspectives

It sounds simple: Inviting a seasoned professional into your school spaces to assess where you are and talk about opportunities. Yet the impact can be so significant.
Principal... > READ MORE

Ag2School Tax Credit Passed: Now What?

Until now, the likelihood of a school bond referendum passing depended greatly on where the school district was located in Minnesota. In metropolitan areas, school referendums pass at a higher rate than... > READ MORE

Planning a School Expansion? Here’s What to Do When

As we begin a new school facility planning process, I’m often asked the same question: What do we need to do when? There can be many moving parts, leading up to one vote. Knowing all the steps and how... > READ MORE

Take This Step at the First Thought of School Facility Changes

Just thinking about a facility expansion or remodeling of some kind? It’s common for school leaders to wait to engage an architect until they have begun to formalize their ideas, vision or plans. We’ve... > READ MORE