Collaborating Scholar Publications & Reports

Barrett, P., Davies, F., Zhang, Y. & Barrett, L. (2015). The impact of classroom design on pupils' learning: Final results of a holistic, multi-level analysis. Building and Environment,89, 118-133. 

Barrett, P., Zhang, Y., Davies F., & Barrett, L. (2015). Clever Classrooms: Summary Report of the HEAD Project, University of Salford, Salford. 

Barrett, P., Barrett, L., & Davies,F. (2013). Achieving a step change in the optimal sensory design of buildings for users at all life-stages. Building and Environment, 67, 97-104. 
Barrett, P., Zhang, Y., Moffat,J.,& Kobbacy, K. (2013). An holistic, multi-level analysis identifying the impact of classroom design on pupils' learning. Building and Environment, 59, 678-689. 

Barrett, P. & Zhang, Y. (2012. Teachers’ views on the designs of their primary schools, Intelligent Buildings International,4, 89-110, DOI:10.1080/17508975.2012.672305

Barrett, P., Zhang, Y., & Barrett, L. (2011). A child’s eye view of primary school built environments.Intelligent Buildings International, 3,107-123.

Barrett, P. &  Barrett, L. (2010). The potential of positive places: Senses, brain and spaces. Intelligent Buildings International, 2, 218-228. DOI:103763/inbi2010.0042

Zhang, Y. & Barrett, P. (2010). Findings from a post-occupancy evaluation in the UK primary schools sector. Facilities: Special Issue on Environment Behaviour in Facilities Management, 28, N,641-56.

Center for Cities and Schools Associated Faculty Research. 

Chan, T. C., Mense, E., Lane, K., & Richardson, M. D. (Eds.) (2014). Marketing the green school: Forms,functions and the future. Los Angeles, CA: IGI Publisher.

Chan, T. C., Saunders, R., & Lashley, L. (2014). Green school leadership: What does it really mean? In T. C. Chan, E. Mense, K. Lane, & M. D. Richardson (eds.). Marketing the green school: Forms, functions and
The future. Los Angeles, CA: IGI Publisher, p. 232-242.

Griffin, D., & Chan, T. C. (2014). PPBES: How one school district goes green. In T. C. Chan, E. Mense, K. Lane, & M. D. Richardson (eds.). Marketing the green school: Forms, functions and the future. Los Angeles, CA: IGI Publisher, p. 258-266.

Chan, T. C. (2013). Administration of school business affairs. In, T. C. Chan, B. Jiang & R. Ouyang (eds.) Administration of elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Beijing, China: People’s University Press, p. 257-271.

Chan, T. C. (2013). An examination of green school practices in Atlanta schools. Kennesaw, GA: Department of Educational Leadership, Kennesaw State University. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service, No.:ED543509).

Chan, T. C. (2014). Supporting school facility planning: How school boards act. The Journal of Teaching,     Learning, and Research in Educational Leadership, 4(3).

Saunders, R., & Chan, T. C. (2014). Challenges of student enrollment forecasting in the 21st Century. New Waves Journal of Educational Research and Development, 17(1), 126-130. Available at

Chan, T. C., & Dishman, M. (2011). Maintaining a safe and healthy school environment for learning. The American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities (ACEF) Journal, 1(1), 5-13. Available online:

Chan, T. C., Chandler, M., Jiang, B., & Patterson, J. (2010). How do administrators, teachers, and parents Perceive the impact of facility on student achievement? Journal of School Business Management, 22(2), 34-41.

Baldwin Metzger, A. & Gutierrez (2015). Managing Sustainability in K-12 School Districts. Washington, DC.: US Green Building Council.
Baldwin Metzger, A. (2014). Green School Frameworks. In T. C. Chan, E. Mense, K. Lane, & M. D. Richardson (eds.). Marketing the green school: Forms, functions and The future. Los Angeles, CA: IGI PublisherBaldwin

Baldwin Metzger, A. (2014).The Future of Green Schools. In T. C. Chan, E. Mense, K. Lane, & M. D. Richardson (eds.). Marketing the green school: Forms, functions and The future. Los Angeles, CA: IGI Publisher.

Baldwin Metzger, A. & Ruedig, J. (2013).Managing Organizational Sustainability: The Business Case for Sustainability Professionals in the Workplace. Washington, D.C. : USGBC and McGraw Hill Global Financial Institute.
Baldwin Metzger, A. & Crosby, K. (2013). Powering Down: Behavior-Based Energy Conservation in K12 Schools. Washington, DC.: US Green Building Council.
Baldwin Metzger, A. & Gehley, D. (2013). Class in Session: What’s New in Green Schools,  ARCHITECT Magazine. 

Baldwin Metzger, A. (2012). Ed. The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance. Washington, D.C. : USGBC and McGraw Hill Foundation. 

Earthman, G. I. & Lemasters, L. K. (2013). School Maintenance & Renovation: Administrator Policies, Practices & Economies. 3rd Edition, Lancaster, PA: Pro>Active Publications ISBN 1-885432-53-4

Earthman, G. I. (2013). Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know. 4th Edition, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 978-1-4758-0187-3.

Earthman, G. I. (2014). Research on Green Schools and Student Performance,  Chapter 4  In Marketing the Green School: Form, Function, and the Future. (Eds) Chan, T.; Mense, E.; Lane, K. and Richardson, M.  IGI Global, Hersey, PA. 

Earthman, G. I. (2002). Prioritization of 31 Criteria for School Building Adequacy. Baltimore, MD: Baltimore ACLU, pdf

Earthman, G. I. (1998). School Facility Conditions and Student Academic Achievement.  Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education and Access,

Earthman, G.I. & Lemasters, L. K. (2009).Teacher Attitudes About Classroom Conditions. Journal of Educational Administration, 47, 323-335.

Earthman, G. I. & Lemasters, L. K. August, 2011).The Influence of School Building Conditions on Student and Teachers: A Theory-Based Program 1993-2011. The ACEF Journal, 1, 39.

Earthman, G. I. (December, 2011). Decisions and Decision-makers in Planning Educational Facilities. The ACEF Journal, 2, 5-10.

Earthman, G. I. (2013). Schools in Crisis: Where to Put the Students. Educational Planning, 21.
Earthman, Glen I. (2014). A Report on Research on School Building Conditions and Student Educational Outcomes and Response to Complaints of Francophone Parents and Conseil Scholarie Francophone.  Vancouver, BC: The Supreme Court of British Columbia, 
Earthman, G. I. & Cash, C. S. (2016 In press). Planning for a renovation. Educational Planning, 24(1).

Kensler, L. A. (2012). Ecology, Democracy, and Green Schools: An Integrated Framework. Journal of School Leadership, 22(4), 789-814.  

Kensler, L. A. & Uline, C.L. (In progress). Leadership for Green Schools. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group.

Kensler, L. A. & Uline, C.L. (2016). The transformation of a school district from energy hog to energy star during severe financial turbulence. In Gross, S. and Shapiro, J. Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership: Reclaiming School Reform, pp. 54-58. New York, NY: Routledge:Taylor and Francis Group.

Roberts, L. (2014).  Expert witness report Do School Facilities Impact Educational Outcomes?  for the Supreme Court of British Columbia regarding the case Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique  vs Her Majesty the Queen (Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver Registry, Matter No. S103975).

Roberts, L. (2014). When educators help guide facility renewal and modernization investments, enormous financial and education value can be created”, Ops Talk, (Spring), pp. 42-45. Reprinted in Educational Business Administrator (Spring), pp.26-29.

Roberts, L. (2010).From Heat-Loss to Learning-Loss: Extending the Focus of School Facility Management. Manitoba Association of School Business Officials (Spring).

Roberts, L. (2010). Mission-Relevant School Facility Renewal: Canada’s First Case” Educational Business Administrator, Saskatchewan Association of School Business Officials. Spring, Pp. 12-13.

Roberts, L. (2010). Unanticipated Consequences of Conventional School Renewal”. Educational Business Administrator, Saskatchewan Association of School Business Officials. (Fall), Pp. 18-19.

Roberts, L. (2009). Why Investing in School Facility Improvements is Important. The Torch Light. (Winter) Pp. 3-4.

Roberts, L. (2009). Balancing School  Infrastructure Investments: Integrating Property-Management and Educational Missions. Educational Business Administrator, Saskatchewan Association of School Business Officials. Inaugural Issue, Pp. 26-30.

Roberts, L. (2009). How the School Learning Index Improves Renewal Investment Decisions.  School Plant Officials Society of Alberta. S.P.O.S.A. Magazine (Fall). Pp. 13-15.

Roberts, L. (2009). School Learning Index: Making School Facilities Management Mission-Relevant. School Plant Officials Society of Alberta. S.P.O.S.A. Magazine (Spring), Pp.10-11.

Edgerton, J.D. and Roberts, L. (forthcoming). Schooling in Canada. In H. Morgan, and C.T. Barry (Eds.) Exploring Schooling Policies and Practices in the Highest Ranking Countries in Education. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Edgerton, J., Roberts, L. & von Below, S. (2013). Education and the Quality of Life. In Kenneth C. Land, Alex C. Michalos, & M. Joseph Sirgy (Eds.), Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Publishers. Pp. 265-296.

Roberts, L., Clifton, R.A., and Wei, Y. (2011) School Resources and the Academic Achievement of Canadian Students. Alberta Journal of Educational Research. 57 (4), 18-34.

Roberts, L. (2009) “Measuring School Facility Conditions: An Illustration of the Importance of Purpose” Journal of Educational Administration. Vol. 47. No. 3. Pp 363-375.

Uline, C. L., Wolsey, T.D., Tschannen-Moran, M. & Lin, C. (2010). Improving the physical and social environment of school: A question of equity. The Journal of School Leadership, 20, 597-632.

Wolsey, T.D. & Lapp, D. (2014). School gardens: Situating students within a global context. Journal of Education, 194(3), pp. 53-60.

Wolsey, T. D. (2014). The school walls teach: Student involvement in the green school. In TC Chan, E.G. Mense, K.E. Lane, & M.D. Richardson (eds),  Marketing the green school: Form, function, and the future (pp. 175-186). Hershey, PA.: Information Science Reference/IGI Publishers. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6312-1.ch012

Wolsey, T.D. & Uline, C. L. (2010). Student perceptions of middle grades learning environments. Middle School Journal, 42, 40-47. 

Uline, C. L. (2009). Building high quality schools for learners and communities. The Journal of Educational Administration, 47, 3.

Uline, C. L. (2009). Building high quality schools for learners and communities: Introduction. Journal of Educational Administration, 47, 286-289.

Uline, C. L., Tschannen-Moran, M., & Wolsey, T.D. (2009). The walls still speak: The stories occupants tell. Journal of Educational Administration, 47,400-426.

Uline, C. L., Tschannen-Moran, M. (2008). The Walls Speak: The Interplay of Quality Facilities, School Climate, and Student Achievement. Journal of Educational Administration, 46, 55-73.

Woolner, P. (2015) (Ed.) School Design Together, Abingdon: Routledge 

Woolner, P. and Tiplady, L. (2014) Adapting School Premises as Part of a Complex Pedagogical Change Programme, European Educational Research Conference, 2 – 5 September, Porto, Portugal. 

Woolner P., McCarter S, Wall K, Higgins S. (2012) Changed learning through changed space: When can a participatory approach to the learning environment challenge preconceptions and alter practice? Improving Schools. 15(1): 45-60.

Woolner, P. and Hall, E. (2010). Noise in Schools: A Holistic Approach to the Issue International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 7(8): 3255-3269.

Woolner, P., Hall, E., Clark, J., Tiplady, L., Thomas, U. and Wall, K. (2010). Pictures are necessary but not sufficient: using a range of visual methods to engage users about school design. Learning Environments Research 13(1) 1-22.
Woolner P. (2009) Building Schools for the Future through a participatory design process: exploring the issues and investigating ways forward, British Education Research Association Conference, 2nd-5th September, 2009, Manchester, UK.

Woolner, P., Hall, E., Higgins,S., McCaughey, C., Wall, K. (2007) A sound foundation? What we know about the impact of environments on learning and the implications for Building Schools for the Future. Oxford Review of Education. 33(1): 47-70. 

Higgins, S., Hall, E., Wall, K., Woolner, P., McCaughey, C. (2005) The Impact of School Environments: A literature review. London: Design Council.