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The ACEF Journal

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  Panel Members
Ms. Gwyn Ann Boyter
Gwyn Ann Boyter, Ph.D.

University of Texas - University Charter School
The University of Texas at Austin
Mr. Randy Hendricks
Randy Hendricks, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
College of Education
Lenoir - Rhyne University
Ms. Judith Adkison
Judith Adkison, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
College of Education
University of North Texas
Ms. Carla Thompson
Carla Thompson, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Professional and Community Leadership
University of West Florida
Ms. Brenda Kallio
Brenda Kallio, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Leadership
University of North Dakota
Ms Kayla Peak
Kayla Peak, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Faculty - Fellow - Faculty Innovation in Teaching
Tarleton State University
Mr. Gordon Gates
Gordon Gates, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Education Leadership & Counseling Psychology
Washington State University
Ms. Lesley Leach
Lesley Leach, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 
Tarleton State University
Mr. David Dagley
David Dagley, Ph.D., J.D.

Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Technology Studies
University of Alabama

The American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities (ACEF) Journal promotes nationwide leadership in educational facilities and is dedicated to the support and professional growth of leaders in public early childhood schools, K-12 schools, and institutions of higher education. The ACEF Journal is an electronic journal for the dissemination of research on effective educational practices regarding the planning, design, construction, improvement, operations, and maintenance of safe, healthy, high-performing educational facilities.

ACEF Journals  (journal user guide)

ACEF Journal Volume 1 Issue 1 ACEF Journal Volume 2 Issue 1 ACEF Journal Volume 2 Issue 2
Volume 1, Issue 1 (Aug. 2011)  Volume 2, Issue 1 (Dec. 2011)  Volume 2, Issue 2 (Mar. 2012)

ACEF Journal Volume 3 Issue 1 
                     Volume 3, Issue 1 (Dec. 2012)      Volume 3, Issue 2, (Sept. 2013)                                        

The Journal welcomes original contributions with relevance to educational facilities. It seeks to publish work that develops, tests, and advances theory, research, and practice of educational facilities. The ACEF Journal considers articles from a wide variety of interest areas including, but not limited to:
  • Environmentally Sound Practices
  • Facility Planning
  • Facility Design
  • Facility Construction
  • Facility Improvement
  • Facility Operations
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Facility Safety
  • Student Learning

The manuscript submission process should be completed by filling out the  ACEF Journal Manuscript Submission form also located on the drop-down menu on the navigation. Two copies of the manuscript should be uploaded; one copy will have all self-identification information removed to facilitate the “blind” aspect of the review process and the other copy will be retained by the Journal for additional reference by the ACEF Editor.

All manuscript submissions must be submitted in Microsoft Word (or Word-compatible) format (.DOC, .DOCX). Questions about manuscript guidelines or the submission process should be emailed to: