Who facilitates and analyzes the information gathered at the visioning?
Our facilitator was Frank Locker, PhD. Dr. Locker was honored as Planner of the Year by the Council of Educational Facilities Planners International for his comprehensive planning approach, consensus building process, and state of-the-art school design. A former educator, trained facilitator, and registered architect, Frank bases his approach on research in effective learning. For more information on Mr. Locker, please visit hiswebsite.

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1. What is Educational Visioning?
2. Who facilitates and analyzes the information gathered at the visioning?
3. How does the visioning tie into the building project?
4. What determines addition/ renovation vs. new?
5. Will the community have an opportunity to review and provide input on the options/alternatives or just the School Building Committee?
6. Will the town be able to vote before a decision is made?
7. Who determines the solution?
8. Will there be traffic or land changes in the final solution?
9. Are we still considering a Model School solution?
10. What is the difference between the Kaestle Boos Facility Study and the current on-going Feasibility Study?
11. If a renovation option if chosen, where will students go?
12. What are the potential sites and locations for a new building?
13. What constitutes a renovation?
14. How much will this project cost?
15. What percentage of the costs will be covered by the MSBA (Massachusetts School Building Authority)?
16. Given the economy, why don’t we wait until things improve before entering into this project?
17. While it may seem ideal due to a sluggish economy, what is the harm in waiting a few years?
18. What costs/expenses are categorically ineligible for reimbursement or payment by the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)?