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Susan J. Wolff, Ed. D.

Susan WolfSusan is the Director of Wolff Designs and focuses primarily on educational and facilities planning. In addition to serving on the DesignShare review team, she was a jury member for the Washington State CEFPI architectural awards and co-chaired the highly successful AIA CAE spring conference in Portland, Oregon. Current areas of research and consulting include designing and planning physical learning environments and master facilities plans at pre-K to higher education levels in formal and informal learning settings; career and technical education; collaborative, project-based learning; developing learning/academic plans; technical assistance with accreditation planning; and report writing. The findings of her research have been used in school and college design across the country. Two of those projects have received multiple design and planning awards.

Dr. Wolff has experience as an instructional dean and director at the community college and university levels in addition to teaching experience. Currently she is Dean of Instruction at Columbia Gorge Community College in The Dalles, Oregon. Previously, she directed the Oregon Professional Development System through the new School of Education at Oregon State University. Prior to that, she was the Project Coordinator for the New Designs for Career and Technical Education at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels project at the School of Education, Oregon State University and funded through the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education and the U. S. Department of Education. Other areas of responsibility have included site and program administration, workforce development, distance learning, continuing and extended education, training and economic development, faculty development, and coalition building among education, business, and industry leaders.


Susan J. Wolff, Ed. D.
Wolff Designs
Educational and Facility Planning
815 Sieverkropp Drive
Hood River, OR 97031
541-386-2781 phone
541-386-6433 fax


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