B.Sc., B.E.D.S., A.L.E.P.
Accredited Learning Environment Planner
Faye is an Accredited Learning Environment Planner through the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). On First Nation Feasibility and Design Projects, Faye engages stakeholders to understand educational requirements. She reviews and researches the education programs to ensure that recommendations and infrastructure will meet the needs of students, families, community, and staff members. Consultations with Educators, Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and Language and Cultural Instructors are an essential part of Faye’s planning process. Creating a plan that the community will own and sustain is her key objective on every project.
Faye is on the steering committee of the Alberta Chapter of the A4LE, and was instrumental in establishing the Indigenous Outreach Team to ensure First Nation inclusion and content in the annual conference, and to advocate for equity in First Nation Learning Environments. She has volunteered to organized and facilitated round table discussions with school boards to collaborate on educational initiatives in the Calgary Region.
Education and Qualifications
Gold Seal Certified Project Manager 2020
Certified Educational Facility Planner, Association for Learning Environments, 2017
LEED V4 Green Associate Exam Study Course, 2015
Construction Management Certificate, SAIT, 2012
Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies, Technical University of Nova Scotia, 1990
Bachelor of Science, Math, Dalhousie University, 1987
Member of the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE)
Member of the Steering Committee for the Alberta Chapter of A4LE
Alberta Building Envelope Council – South.
2003 – 2013, Connect Charter School volunteer
2004 – 2005 Vice President, Calgary Home Schoolers Association, and volunteer
Continuing Education and Advocacy highlights, 2018
A4LE Conference - LearningSCAPES 2018
November 2018, Chicago, IL
Innovative Learning Environments Conference - Transitions 18
October 2018, Phoenix, AZ
Sustaining Indigenous Languages Symposium:
June 2018 at Lethbridge, AB
Founder of the Indigenous Outreach Team for the Alberta chapter of
the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), June, 2018
A4LE Saskatchewan Chapter Conference, Regina, SK – Jan, 2108
Faye, along with Joanne Wright, presented on the topic:
“Supporting First Nation Pedagogy in 21st Century Learning