Franklin Hill, PHD, of Franklin Hill & Associates is an internationally recognized educational facility planner and futurist for appropriate educational change. Frank's interdisciplinary credentials and experience allow him to take a comprehensive view of capital resource management, present/future planning requirements, and provide legitimate trend analysis in educational curriculum and facility design...within budget.
Ahead of the trend in 1993, Hill promoted the now popular "small learning communities" model for educational design during his planning of the Disney® Celebration School in Orlando, Florida. He then applied these learning community concepts to new and remodeled schools across the US and internationally.
Franklin Hill was involved in 8 out of the nation's top 100 high schools identified in a US News and World Report feature addition on education. Since opening his international practice in 1987, Franklin Hill & Associates has planned over 250 schools, exceeding $3 billion US in construction. FH&A now provides consulting services across North America and numerous foreign countries, including: Canada, Russia, England, Netherlands, Kuwait, Ghana, Philippines, and Malaysia
In Kuwait, Dr. Hill is currently the lead educational specialist planner for 6 million GSF of school on 3 campuses, planned to serve 9,000 special needs students including: autism, deaf, blind, physically and mentally challenged. Consulting involvement over two years has included tours of primer international programs, setting the educational vision for design, space programming, functional design, and design review.
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