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Designing Your Future: Creating Value in Your Career

March 29, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join Emily Anderson and Harry Falconer from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a presentation about your career in architecture, licensure, and beyond.

Topics will include:
• The entities involved in the licensure process
• How to progress successfully through the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP™)
• Brief overview of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®)
• Recent changes to NCARB programs
• The value of the NCARB Certificate

The presentation will also cover tips to making a successful transition from school to work and pursuing licensure once employed. Following the presentation there will be a question and answer session.

Emily Anderson is the Outreach manager for Experiene + Education at NCARB. Before joining NCARB, she worked in the architecture and engineering industry for 17 years at various firms in Florida. She has worked closely with structural engineers for much of her career and is an advocate of holistic design. Emily is passionate about helping students and licensure candidates complete the path to obtain that coveted title of “architect.” Emily received her BA in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and M. Arch from University of Florida’s Graduate School of Architecture City-Lab Orlando. She was awarded the Research of Societal Significance Prize for her thesis work on trauma informed design for survivors of human trafficking. She is a registered architect in Florida, is an active volunteer with the Orlando chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and holds the NCARB Certificate for national reciprocity.

Harry Falconer is the Vice President of Experience + Education at NCARB. His career in architecture includes over 22 years in practice prior to joining NCARB’s team. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is licensed to practice architecture in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows, has been certified as a construction documents technologist by the Construction Specifications Institute, holds the NCARB Certificate for national reciprocity, and is an honorary member of the Federación de Colegios de Arquitectos de la República Mexicana. In 2010, Falconer was awarded NCARB’s highest honor, the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, for his leadership in the Intern Development Program (IDP). In 2019, The Boston Architectural College conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa upon Falconer, recognizing his transformative vision and work within architectural education and the profession.

This presentation will occur at the Perloff Hall Decafé

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