SFL + a Architects and FirstFloor K-12 Solutions to Attend 2007 NCSBA Conference

Raleigh, NC, October 30, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Robbie Ferris, president and CEO of SFL + a Architects and Firstfloor K-12 Solutions, LLC, has announced that the firms will attend the 2007 North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) Annual Conference from Monday, Nov. 5 through Wednesday Nov. 7 at the Sheraton Hotel at 3121 High Point Road in Greensboro, N.C. The event will feature over 60 exhibitors – including SFL + a and Firstfloor – playing guest to over 550 school board members, superintendents and senior administrators from across the state. Scheduled keynote speakers include David Warlick, a leader in the field of educational technology and prolific programmer, and Dr. Tonea Stewart, an actress and spokesperson for youth development.

Now in its 38th year, the NCSBA Annual Conference is the Association’s largest event, aimed at furthering the education and improvement of safety, sustainability and overall effectiveness of North Carolina public school facilities. More than 80% of board members and superintendents attend the event on an annual basis. For more information on this year’s event, visit www.ncsba.org.

“Celebrating and working in part with the NCSBA Annual Conference fully intertwines with our firm’s commitment to big picture thinking,” said Ferris. “This event represents a unique opportunity for educators and architects alike to share ideas aimed at creating greener, safer and more effective learning facilities.”

About the North Carolina School Boards Association:
Founded in 1937, the North Carolina School Boards Association is a professional organization representing the collective voice of more than 750 public school board members and all 115 local boards of education in North Carolina. The Association’s mission is simple: to provide leadership and services that enable local boards to govern effectively on behalf of public education and North Carolina children. Each year, the Annual Conference/Exhibit Show brings together board members, superintendents, school administrators and school board attorneys for the association’s premier conference experience. For more information, visit www.ncsba.org.

About SFL + a Architects:
SFL + a Architects is a firm designed to provide state-of-the-art architectural solutions to educational institutions. Created in 1982, the company has emerged as one of the most highly regarded architectural firms in the Southeast, offering expert services in architectural planning, design, construction, land planning and interior design. The firm has offices located in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Charlotte, N.C. For more information, visit www.sfla.biz.

About Firstfloor K-12 Solutions:
Firstfloor K-12 Solutions, LLC is a North Carolina development company pioneering public-private partnerships to develop educational facilities. The sister company to SFL + a Architects, Firstfloor is comprised of talented professionals, each possessing 15-20 years of experience in banking, finance, construction and property management. Headquartered in Raleigh, with branch offices in Fayetteville and Winston-Salem, the firm has provided development consulting and services for a number of public and quasi-governmental organizations throughout the state of North Carolina. For more information, visit www.firstfloor.biz.

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