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Education +    . . .

continuum | connecting | collaborating | company needs | corporate cultures | coproducing tomorrow’s workers

Are you an educator, student, employer, or designer interested in the education-workplace continuum?

EDCO is a growing initiative guided by thought leaders across Gould Evans' five studios in Kansas City, Lawrence, New Orleans, Phoenix, and San Francisco. Please reach out to us about partnerships, projects, or inquiries:

The following team members are also available as resources for further information:

David Reid Gould Evans and STEAM Studio



David leads Gould Evans’ award-winning national education studio, stewarding an inquisitive multidisciplinary process by working with educators, anthropologists, psychologists, and others. In 2014, David co-founded STEAM Studio, an experimental learning lab in his office, and co-authored the book Unleashing Creative Genius, highlighting the studio’s research outcomes.


Tony Rohr, FAIA, NCARB

National Managing Principal

Tony uses design to keep the country’s most progressive companies at the forefront of their industries, including navigating the demands of the emerging Generation Z workforce.


Kelly Dreyer, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

Senior Designer

Kelly is a thought leader in the field of education and fuses his design work with an interdisciplinary teaching position at the University of Kansas. These perspectives allow him to breach existent paradigms and more effectively explore the future of learning.


Melissa Alexander, NCIDQ, IIDA

Canary Director 

Melissa's work prepares the future workforce with engaging educational solutions and inspiring environments with fresh, vibrant, and unexpected elements.