Built Environment: Summer Institute

Built Environment: Summer Institute for Educators

Collaborate with educators.
Create new and immersive built environment curriculum. 


Working with educators from across the country, you will improve your ability to provide community college students, including underrepresented populations, an opportunity to master STEM competencies in demand by employers and increase graduate employability in a variety of built environment jobs. You and other curriculum and content experts will develop and align curriculum modules to help students learn the basics of the CDT Certification.

Who Should Attend:

  • Academic Faculty and/or Staff teaching Architecture, Engineering, Construction Professionals or Built Environment related subject matter.

Participants Will:

  • Develop strategies for diversity and inclusion for built environment programs.

No Cost for Participation:

  • A $1,000 travel allowance from the National Science Foundation grant will be provided for participants however space is limited.  Register now or email Charles.setterfield@sinclair.edu for details.


Time and Place

May 21 – 24, 2018 
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily
Sinclair Community College
444 W. Third Street, Bldg. 12
Dayton, OH 45402

Community College Student Benefits

Gain an edge in the employment market. Students receive preparation for the Construction Document Technologist (CDT) examination and may sit for the exam at no cost. CDT certification is an industry‐recognized acknowledgement of fundamentals and the principles of construction specifications and the organization of construction documents. 

CDT Professionals:

  • Understand the complex documentation involved from project conception to delivery
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of the writing and management of construction documents

Students are reimbursed for the cost of the exam, regardless of their pass/fail result.


Community College Faculty Benefits

Faculty compare curriculum and learning strategy ideas with peers from across the country, enabling student success. You’ll come away with tools and a network to improve your teaching effectiveness.


August Webinar
August 2018—To share best practices and success of new curriculum development. Plans for 2018 – 2019 implementation activities will be shared. Participation is required.