Jeff Wagner, AIA, has blazed a nontraditional career path that intrinsically links architecture and education — one that made a distinct mark on the fabric of Las Vegas. As a trained architect dedicated to improving the human condition through our buildings, Jeff has focused much of his career on how the built environment intersects with education outcomes. For six years, he served as Chief of Facilities of Nevada’s Clark County School District — serving more than 320,000 K-12 students and nearly 70 percent of all students in the state. While overseeing facilities for the nation’s fifth largest school district, Jeff managed the district's 7.7 billion dollar capital improvement plan to construct, replace and modernize more than 100 schools — centered around a core mission to improve student performance and achievement. An active member of the AIA Las Vegas, Jeff is also the former Las Vegas Chapter President of the A4LE - Association for Learning Environments — an organization dedicated to improving the spaces where children learn. Today, as an expert in designing healthier schools, he works with districts across the country to create indoor learning environments that improve outcomes for every student.
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