TOLEDO, Ohio, October 20, 2009 – SSOE Group, one of the nation’s largest architectural, engineering and construction management firms, will have education experts on hand exhibiting at the Ohio School Boards Association’s (OSBA) Capital Conference and trade show being held November 9-11, 2009 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The four day meeting brings together educators from around the state to discuss innovative approaches and proactive initiatives to a wide range of challenges in public education. In addition, nationally recognized speakers are slated to address the general session, as well as subsequent breakout events.
Joe Kunkle, Kirk Keaffaber, Ken Schumaker, and Jen Hrosko will attend from SSOE. SSOE has designed schools throughout Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan and is ranked nationally among the top 50 K-12 Design Firms (Building Design + Construction, 2009). SSOE is instrumental in the ongoing design and restoration of the historic Jessup W. Scott High School Building in Toledo, Ohio. As part of SSOE’s role in leading the multi-million dollar renovation, the company is implementing sustainable design practices that will earn the building a LEED silver certification, while maintaining the original integrity of the more than a century old building. SSOE also led the $68 million dollar district wide rebuild for Miamisburg Schools for the purpose of accommodating growth and updating existing facilities to serve the educational needs of today and the future.
“We have developed broad, deep technical expertise when it comes to education,” said principal account executive, Joe Kunkle, AIA, PE, LEED AP. “Our education team has worked with schools in a number of states. This trade show, with its 700 exhibits and acclaimed speakers is a great opportunity to demonstrate how SSOE can continue to bring its expertise to public school design.”
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 5 years, SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction).
With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries. SSOE has completed projects in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.