Jim French, Global K-12 Market Leader, DLR Group

Jim French, Global K-12 Market Leader, DLR Group

frenchJim French is the Global K-12 Market Leader for DLR Group and one of the most respected K-12 designers in the United States. He has led the design of more than $1.5 billion in educational facilities and has a thorough understanding of how today’s students learn. He is a member of the American Architectural Foundation’s Design for Learning team and speaks regularly to education audiences at events across the country including the National School Boards Association; states’ school board association conferences; the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education School Building Expo, and regional gatherings of the Council of Educational Facility Planning International. His passion for incorporating a community’s vision into a design solution helped DLR Group become the first firm to win the Council of Educational Facility Planners International James D. MacConnell Award – the K-12 design industry’s top honor – two consecutive years.