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Faculty Retreat on Roofing
Sponsored by the Roofing Alliance and

Arizona State University’s Del. E. Webb School of Construction

Oct. 9-12, 2022 ~ ASU/Tempe, AZ

The Roofing Alliance and Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction are offering a second retreat for full-time faculty members interested in the role of roofing in construction management.  The event will be held Oct. 9-12 at the Del E. Webb School of Construction in Tempe, AZ.

 

The Retreat on Roofing is designed for faculty members who are interested in learning about the roofing industry and roofing-specific issues, best practices, and career opportunities. In addition, the Retreat will include a number of workshops on how best to engage and instruct students, led by ASU faculty.

 

The Retreat will officially begin with an informal dinner on Sunday evening, Oct. 9; please plan to arrive by 6 p.m. The retreat concludes with a dinner and recognition ceremony on Wednesday evening, Oct. 12; a preliminary agenda also is attached.

 

Travel, lodging and most meal expenses will be provided by the Roofing Alliance. The schedule will also be built to allow for a variety of social and networking opportunities with roofing industry partners

 

Roofing workshops will include an overview of roofing fundamentals; green buildings and sustainability; building and energy code issues; safety; key issues in roof design and career opportunities in the roofing industry. In addition, a workshop will feature the new nine-credit-hour certificate program that has been developed at Clemson University on roofing, presented by Dr. Dhaval Gajjar.

 

Attendance will be limited, and attendees will be asked to demonstrate the following:

 

  • Must be full-time faculty members at an ACCE-accredited school of construction management.

  • Must have an expressed interest in the roofing industry and submit a letter showing that interest with his/her application.

  • Must provide a letter of commitment for their attendance from their program chair.

 

An application form accompanies this letter and should be returned by Friday, Sept. 16, or sooner. Applications and questions should be directed to:

 

Alison L.  LaValley, CAE

Executive Director, Roofing Alliance

Email: alavalley@nrca.net