3rd Annual NLI Design Institute
Design For Active Childhoods II
The goal of Design for Active Childhoods is to raise awareness about the role of the physical environment for healthy development and children’s active living.
Robin Moore, Dipl.Arch, MCP, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Natural Learning Initiative, NC State University. Presenter
Nilda Cosco, Psp, Education Specialist at the Natural Learning Initiative, NC State University. Presenter
Thomas Barrie, AIA, Director of the School of Architecture, College of Design, NC State University. The Role of Design.
Mike Lindstrom, AIA, an architect and Head of Horizons Design®. Designing a Childcare Center with the Outdoors in Mind.
Lori Little, Director of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Child Development Center at GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC. How Children’s Behavior Changed after the Renovation of the Play Areas.
Preschool Outdoor Environment Measurement Scale (POEMS) development team.
Karen DeBord, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, NC State University; Linda Hestenes, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, UNC-Greensboro; Robin Moore, Professor of Landscape Architecture, Director, Natural Learning Initiative, College of Design, NC State University; Nilda Cosco, Education Specialist, Natural Learning Initiative, College of Design, NC State University; Janet McGinnis, Program Consultant, More at Four Pre-Kindergarten Program. Measuring Quality: Preschool Outdoor Environment Measurement Scale (POEMS).
Rodney L. Swink, FASLA, past president of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Welcome Session.
Betsy Thigpen, MSc, visiting scholar at the NC State University, College of Design. Head Start Growth and Readiness in the Outdoor World HS-GROW.