Building Consensus

Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP and Swallow School District are presenting at the 2015 Spring WASDA/WSPRA Conference.

“Building Consensus with Community and School District Leaders”

Thursday, May 7 | 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 53020

Presentation Overview
Whether you are developing a master plan or defining the strategic direction and goals of your school district, effective communication and building consensus within your community and with your staff and School Board members are essential. Starting early, communicating often, and listening closely are keys to building support and trust. Our presentation will focus on how to involve key groups of individuals, which includes gathering and evaluating their feedback, addressing the needs and concerns of all those affected by your decisions, and collaborating to arrive at a final solution. The end result is a supportive team that will relay a cohesive message about the needs and direction of your school district.

Ripon Area Schools Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking event will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 to celebrate the start of expansion and renovation work at Ripon High School. The event marks the beginning of construction to build a 81,000 square foot addition to the facility and renovate 174,000 square feet of existing space, in order to house both Ripon Middle School and Ripon High School in one building.+ Read more

New Opportunities within a Redevelopment

With the redevelopment of along the Milwaukee River there is a lot of opportunity. PRA is taking an active role in the redevelopment effort and relocating our headquarters to the Walker’s Point Neighborhood in late May. Downtown Milwaukee has a lot to offer in terms of talent and lifestyle and we are excited to be a part of that. You can hear more about this topic from WUWM.