David Stephen’s professional life straddles the worlds of education reform and architectural design. As an educator, he has spent much of the last 25 years partnering with some of the field’s visionaries, and working with schools nationwide to imagine, develop, and implement innovative school programs. As a licensed architect, he has worked with over 75 schools and school districts to facilitate the architectural programming and design of a range public, charter, independent, CTE, and, most recently, STEM, STEAM and Maker school buildings. David served for two years as Curriculum Coordinator of the first High Tech High school, and then four years as the HTH Network’s director of design. He is co-author, with Victoria Bergsagel and Kathleen Cushman, of Architecture for Achievement: Building Patterns for Small School Learning (Eagle Chatter Press, 2007).