Kelly Napoli

Community Partnerships
How do you reach your communities and engage people in a long-term vision? When a school district steps forward to partner with their cities, counties, hospitals, and other community leaders, they're committing to the next 50 years. Pursuing a community...
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ICS Announces 2020 Value Leader Award Winners
At ICS, our values aren't just words on a page; they're ingrained into every aspect of our organization and culture. We believe in what they stand for. In honor of that belief, ICS launched an award series this year called...
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ICS and Obernel Partner to Present on Healthy Buildings
As we navigate the challenges of providing optimal educational settings during a pandemic, there are lessons learned and increased awareness of healthy building spaces' importance. ICS and Obernel are teaming-up to talk about practical next steps to guide your facilities'...
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ICS Sponsors AASA Program
ICS is proud to sponsor the first-ever School Superintendents Association (AASA) certification program held in Minnesota! In collaboration with the Southeast Service Cooperative and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA), we're excited to participate in this interactive professional development...
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Cohasset sees final updates on elementary school, community center, daycare center
This article originally appeared in the Grand Rapids Herald-Review. Cohasset Elementary School is seeing its final phase of construction come to an end, with the Community Center and Daycare Center seeing opening dates in the near future too. Jason Johnson,...
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Brainerd School Board Heaps Praise on Districtwide Construction Crews
The article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. While the Brainerd School District prepares for an unusual and challenging 2020-21 school year, construction crews have been rushing to install $39.5 million in new construction on facilities across the district. The...
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How COVID-19 is Changing the Way Shools Arrange Classrooms & Ventilate Buildings
This article originally appeared in the St. Cloud Times. How do you keep students 6 feet apart in classrooms built for 30? How do you assign lockers so students can maintain social distance? St. Cloud school district partnered with consultants...
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Q&A: School design consultant: ‘A lot more viruses’ coming
This article originally appeared in Finance & Commerce. As a building and planning firm that specializes in school development, design, and construction, Minneapolis-based ICS has plenty of work opportunities these days. In recent months, the firm has advised school districts...
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ICS Brings On Fred Nolan
MREA Former Executive, Fred Nolan, Continues to Serve the Minnesota School Community as a consultant to ICS. Now, more than ever, it's essential to have up-to-date information and access to a community of trusted professionals. ICS recognizes that school leaders...
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Community Impact at Brainerd Public Schools
Brainerd Public Schools continues its journey to implement $205 million of extensive facility and educational infrastructure improvements spread across 12 buildings. Developing a plan of this size required extensive strategy and community outreach, including over 25 District listening sessions, 100...
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