AIA Central New Jersey Invites All To “If Mr. Rogers Were An Architect” Online Webinar

September 12, 2022

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AIA Central New Jersey

If Mr. Rogers Were an Architect


September 27, 2022
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM


$0.00 Member Ticket

$0.00 Non-Member Ticket



Join AIA Central NJ for a very special evening online educational webinar on September 27, 2022:

5:15 pm Networking | 5:30-6:30 pm Interview/Webinar

CEU presentation:



EDWARD ROTHE, FAIA, INSTIGATOR + INNOVATOR (Designer-Led Design-Build Maverick) + TOM FANTACONE, AIA MENTOR + MENTEE (The Mr. Rogers of Architecture)

This episode is part of the Central New Jersey AIA webinar series focused on Legacy and Uplift in Architecture.

Tom Fantacone, AIA (Posen Architects, LLC) and Edward Rothe, FAIA (AIA Central NJ & Rothe-Johnson-Fantacone) will be interviewed by Erin Sharp-Newton (AIA Central NJ Trustee, AIA NJ WIA & Equity by Design). 

In this session attendees will participate in an interview with Tom and Edward about how their relationship as mentor + mentee turned into a partnership.  They will share about how hard work, talent and guidance can lead to successful outcomes.  The session will discuss professional & firm development, maintaining design conviction, and will help people to see different architectural practice styles.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this webinar participants will be able to:

  1. Apply examples of a successful mentor / mentee relationship to their own careers & help identify pathways for professionals to grow into firm ownership.
  2. Understand the importance of championing talent & of being championed.
  3. Mentors will learn ways to give recognition and support to developing professionals at all stages of their careers.
  4. Explore the ways in which design conviction, inspiration, and being of service to others in the profession enriches personal development.

This course has been approved by AIA for one CE Credit.

Registration for this session is FREE for all participants.

When you register, please include your AIA number in the Special Instructions field, if applicable. A link to the virtual meeting will be provided within 24 hours of the session. Please contact if you have any questions.


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