USU Emma Eccles Jones Early Childhood Education and Research Center
Spindler Construction was selected as the CM/GC for the construction of this new, award winning, 64,000 sq ft, $13.5 million facility for the College of Education at Utah State University. The building is a 3 story concrete suspended slab structure. It includes a new Center for Early Care and Education as well as a new deaf education facility for children up to pre-school age. The 8 daycare learning units (for children of ages 6 months to 5 years) are outfitted with observation spaces for pedagogical instruction and parent education. The building also provides offices and facilities for researchers for the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, a Literacy Learning Laboratory, a Child Language and Disorders Clinic and the USU Early Childhood Education department. The project also included a new 19,500 sq ft playground, and a 6,400 square foot green roof. The building meets the Utah State High Performance Building Standard, equivalent to LEED Silver.