Marilyn Denison

K12 Education Planner
DLR Group

As an educational planner, Dr. Marilyn Denison bridges curriculum and facilities throughout the design process to ensure a holistic approach is delivered. She works directly with K-12 school districts across the country to lead planning efforts and visioning exercises that establish the client’s "why," or Guiding Purpose, followed by Guiding Principles to achieve that purpose. She brings a unique perspective to DLR Group, having served as an educator and district administrator for more than two decades. Her experience includes leading campus planning, professional learning, and developing curriculum for districts that serve 10,000 to 38,000 students. She has opened multiple campuses with innovative learning environments, and as a result she understands the value of building a team, creating a unique culture, and forming teacher mindsets to inspire new pedagogy to achieve desired results in newly constructed facilities.

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