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A Collection of MiEN Customer Stories

We love to share our clients’ successes! We’ve assembled a collection of stories from schools of different sizes and functions looking to solve a variety of challenges. The customer stories are real-life examples of ways schools use MiEN products and design services to create active learning environments that both inspire and connect.

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning SpaceWith MiEN’s help, the staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School replaces a nearly 100-year-old building with a modern, collaborative learning space that its students and teachers love. Open since 1923, Robert D. Johnson Elementary School of Fort Thomas, Ken., will soon hit its 100-year-old...

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning SpacesWorking with MiEN, the school outfits its newly-constructed building with seating, tables and fixtures that support active teaching and learning for groups of all sizes. When Cumberland Trace Elementary School in Bowling Green, Ken., set out to construct a new school building this year, it wanted...

JetCo Federal’s New Collaborative Workspace is Inspiring and Motivating

JetCo Federal’s New Collaborative Workspace is Inspiring and MotivatingGovernment contractor works with MiEN to design a new, inviting space for its growing workforce. Founded in 2007, JetCo Federal is a supply chain management and logistics firm that works with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Focused on developing efficient warehouses, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based organization...

Chicago Middle School Transforms Older Building into a Collaborative Learning Space

Chicago Middle School Transforms Older Building into a Collaborative Learning SpaceWorking with MiEN, this top-ranking middle school in Illinois turns an older building into a modern learning space. Taking older structures and turning them into modern, collaborative learning spaces is no easy task, but some schools are facing the project head-on and achieving their goals...

A Modern, Engaging Classroom for the Workforce of the Future

A Modern, Engaging Classroom for the Workforce of the FutureMySchool@Kent overhauls its learning space to meet the needs of its learners and help them prepare for success in the workforce of the future. A vital program for the Kent ISD in Grand Rapids, Mich., MySchool@Kent provides an engaging, world-class blended learning environment that supports all...

Florida Charter School Develops a New, Highly-Collaborative School Building

Florida Charter School Develops a New, Highly-Collaborative School BuildingHillsborough County Public Schools A part of the Hillsborough County Public Schools in Tampa, Fla., Literacy Leadership Technology (LLT) Academy was founded in 2005 with the goal of creating a place for middle school students to focus on technology. It would later add Franklin Covey’s “Leader in...

Building from the Ground Up at Belmont Elementary School

Building from the Ground Up at Belmont Elementary SchoolWith MiEN as its space design partner, Hillsborough County Public Schools creates a modern media center for its brand-new elementary school. On track to outpace the nation’s population growth between now and 2024, Florida’s Hillsborough County is growing by 8.7% annually (compared to 3.9% for the U.S....

MiEN Helps Jasper County Schools Design & Outfit its New CATE Facility

MiEN Helps Jasper County Schools Design & Outfit its New CATE FacilityFrom comfortable furniture to vibrant color schemes to charging stations, Jasper County Schools’ new CATE facility is an inviting space that’s durable enough to stand the test of time. A believer in the value of hands-on educational experiences, Jasper County Schools has had a...

Not Your Typical Science Lab Makeover

The Living Room Concept at Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest School District works with MiEN to rewrite the playbook on how to build out a modern, collaborative middle school science lab. It’s been nearly three years since a group of administrators and directors at Deer Path Middle School first sat down and planned out...

Dare County School Builds Amazing New Media Center After Hurricane Dorian

Dare County School Builds Amazing New Media Center After Hurricane DorianWhen Cape Hatteras Secondary School’s library was destroyed by a hurricane, the school turned to MiEN to help it come back even stronger and better. In September 2019, Hurricane Dorian ripped through Dare County, N.C. with a vengeance, leaving behind a trail of destruction that...

Creating Student Centers Focused on Optimizing Student Success Beyond High School

Creating Student Centers Focused on Optimizing Student Success Beyond High School The Education Foundation of Sarasota County works with MiEN to develop innovative student success centers for high school students attending Sarasota County Schools. Focused on supporting Sarasota County Schools’ students, teachers, and schools, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County is a non-profit that works...

Districtwide Modernization Project Transforms Media Centers into Activity Hubs

Districtwide Modernization Project Transforms Media Centers into Activity HubsHere’s how one 10-school district in Michigan worked with MiEN to transform its aging media centers into modern, active learning spaces that all students are excited to be a part of. Like many school districts, Midland Public Schools in Michigan had to come to terms with the...

Flexible, Modular Classroom Spaces Designed for Teachers and Scholars

Flexible, Modular Classroom Spaces Designed for Teachers and ScholarsCareer-based high school in Kentucky pulls out all of the stops when creating modular learning spaces for its new, 180,000sf facility Focused on providing education and experience in career fields, Boone County Schools’ Ignite Institute is creating a reality where industry and education work together to ensure...

Slate Run Elementary Implements Unique, Flexible Furniture in its Brand-New School Building

Slate Run Elementary Implements Unique, Flexible Furniture in its Brand-New School Building Working with MiEN, this Indiana school took two years to build a brand-new facility that supports collaborative learning, small-group instruction, and project-based learning. Outfitting an existing school building with modern furnishings is one thing, but taking a ground-up approach in a brand-new facility...

New Albany High School Uses Creative Multipurpose Room Design to Maximize its Space

New Albany High School Uses Creative Multipurpose Room Design to Maximize its Space This Indiana high school worked with MiEN to create an extremely versatile multipurpose space that teachers and students love When New Albany High School got the opportunity to transform its existing media center into a multipurpose space, it immediately surveyed all of...

West Rowan Elementary School Creates Modern, Engaging Learning Spaces

West Rowan Elementary Creates Modern, Engaging Learning Spaces When Woodleaf Elementary and Cleveland Elementary consolidated to form West Rowan Elementary School in 2019, both predecessor schools were already proponents of alternative classroom seating as part of the instructional process. Students had various seating options to choose from. “It wasn’t all just desks and chairs,” says...

Georgetown High School Transforms its Media Center into a Student-Centric Space

Georgetown High School Transforms its Media Center into a Student-Centric Space A two-year plan to upgrade an aging media center culminates into a space where flexible furniture supports a wide range of academia and social activities on campus. With about 950 students in grades 9-12, Georgetown High School in South Carolina was in the planning...