EDspaces 2020 Knowledge Partners

Knowledge partnerships are about sharing expertise, putting knowledge and skills to work for future students. These networks contribute experience, resources, and connections, providing resources for community learning and engaging within the education community on critical issues facing campus communities.


AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is a large and active group of architects and allied professionals concerned with the quality and design of all types of educational, cultural, and recreational facilities. CAE identifies national educational facility issues critical to architects and works to strengthen relationships with allied organizations, client groups, and the public.





The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) ASID serves the full range of the interior design profession and practice through the Society's programs, networks, and advocacy. ASID leads interior designers in shared conversations around topics that matter: from evidence-based and human-centric design to social responsibility, well-being, and sustainability, showcasing the impact of design on the human experience and the value interior designers provide.



The Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools (ATLIS)

The Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools was founded in 2014 as a national professional association representing the independent school technology community. ATLIS offers targeted professional development, mentorship, resources, and networking for member schools seeking to share knowledge and resources with colleagues and partners throughout the U.S.




AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. AVIXA and its members aim to help learning space designers, educators, and technology professionals in higher education create a more successful future through the integration of compelling audiovisual experiences. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence and thought leadership.



The Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council was established to drive the transformation of all schools into sustainable and healthy places to live, learn, work and play. The Center works directly with teachers, students, administrators, elected officials and communities to create programs, resources and partnerships that transform all schools into healthy learning environments.



DHI - Door Security + Safety Foundation

The mission of DHI is to promote secure and safe openings that enhance life safety. DHI engages with all stakeholders in the building construction community to bring awareness, education and advocacy, with a focus on school security, fire door inspections, and highlighting the expertise of door security and safety professionals.



Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA)

The mission of the Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) is to provide independent dealers with the information, tools and knowledge they need to help them be successful in an evolving business environment. IOPFDA is the umbrella organization for the National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and the Office Furniture Dealers Alliance (OFDA).


National Council on School Facilities (NCSF)

National Council on School Facilities (NCSF)

The mission of the National Council on School Facilities is to support states in their varied roles and responsibilities and to advocate for support mechanisms and processes that equitably deliver safe, healthy, and educationally appropriate public school facilities that are sustainable and fiscally sound.