Skip navigation

ACEF Publications

The American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities is a collaborative project at Tarleton State University funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  ACEF provides a variety of publications to support, and inform public early childhood schools, K-12 schools, and institutions of higher education regarding the planning, design, construction, improvement, maintenance, financing, and operation of educational facilities. ACEF also provides publications regarding school safety and green school initiatives. 


ACEF Journal Volume 3 Issue 1
ACEF Journal: Volume 3, Issue1 (December 2012)

ACEF Journal Volume 2 Issue 2

ACEF Journal: Volume 2, Issue 2 (March 2012)

ACEF Journal Volume 2 Issue 1
ACEF Journal; Volume 2, Issue 1 (December 2011)

ACEF Journal Volume 1 Issue 1

ACEF Journal; Volume 1, Issue 1 (August 2011)

Educational Facilities Vulnerability/Hazard Assessment Checklist (August 2011)

Safe School Board Meetings:  Facility Considerations to Address Public School Emergency Management (August 2011)

High Performance Schools: The Cost and Benefits of Going Green (January 2012)

Sustainable Design in a Historic School: A Case Study of Woodrow Wilson High School (June 2012)

Guidelines for Earthquake Safety in Educational Facilities
(March 2013)

Guidelines for Tornado Safety in Educational Facilities (March 2013)

ACEF Resource Guide on School Safety: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) (April 2013)

ACEF Recommendation List: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) (April 2013)

What Every Educational Leader Should Know to Strategically Plan for Educational Facilities (July 2013)

Please check back often for more ACEF publications