Back to School
Strategies for Returning to the Campus and Planning for the Future

Schools, colleges, and universities are grappling with unprecedented challenges. Based on our work with clients across the globe, Gensler offers space guidelines, proprietary tools, and services for what our clients need now, in the near term, and in the long term as the student experience evolves.

On Tuesday, June 23, Gensler Education Leaders and Principals Deborah Shepley and Meghan Webster, and Global Practice Areas Leader Ray Shick, hosted a webinar to discuss immediate actions that focus on health and access on campus, how to lead change in the face of the ongoing pandemic, and how to build a resilient and equitable future within our schools.

Download Gensler’s Back to School Guidebook to learn more about how we’re working to address strategies and solutions that not only get us back to schools and campuses but also prepare us for the future of education on the reimagined campus.

Deborah Shepley
Deborah is a principal and global co-leader of Gensler’s Education practice who has partnered with over 45 higher education institutions to facilitate integrated, participatory, and data-informed planning and design processes. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in campus master planning, space programming, stakeholder engagement, and community outreach. Deborah is based in Newport Beach. Contact her at .
Meghan Webster
As a principal at Gensler, Meghan helps shape strategic vision and strategy, leverage research, and build client engagement. Her work on a broad range of project types with various education clients has developed her experience across all aspects of the design process. Driven by a lifelong passion for shaping the human experience, Meghan brings strategic leadership, innovation, and expertise to design and its core business in client services. She is based in Chicago. Contact her at .