Charles H. Warner, AIA, REFP

Mr. Warner is a registered architect with 30 years of architectural and facility planning experience.

Charles H. Warner, RA, ALEP, NCARB

Mr. Warner is a registered architect with 35+ years of architectural and facility planning experience. As an architect and planner with extensive background in architectural design, documentation, educational planning, community involvement, consensus building, strategic planning, facility planning, demographic studies, and programming, Mr. Warner is committed to providing quality professional services. As President of WARNER Concepts, Mr. Warner brings extensive knowledge and practical experience to strategic, educational, and facility planning services.

Mr. Warner has taken a leadership role in renovating and building churches, as well as planning, renovating and constructing schools in Honduras and Nicaragua. He has participated in the preliminary church and school planning and construction efforts there and has served as a trip coordinator since 1997. In addition, Mr. Warner, a founding member, has served on the Board of Directors of Schools for the Children of the World [SCW]. SCW-USA and SCW-Honduras are philanthropic organizations working closely with the Honduran and Nicaraguan governments to construct and renovate schools throughout Central America. Additionally, Mr. Warner is president of The Alpha Initiative, “New Song Project”, which is dedicated to providing musical instruments to students and school districts throughout the USA.

Professional Experience

Warner Concepts, LLC., Dublin, Ohio [2005-Present]

  • K-12 Long-Range Facility Planning, Educational Master Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Demographic & Feasibility Studies, School Attendance Boundary Studies
  • Technology Plans, Safety and Security Plans

DeJONG, Inc., Dublin, Ohio [1994-2005]

  • K-12 Long-Range Strategic Planning, Educational Master Planning
  • Demographic & Feasibility Studies
  • Developed State-wide K-12 Educational Standards for Ohio and Arkansas

State Architect’s Office, State of Ohio [1990-1994]

  • K-12 & Post-Secondary Strategic Planning


  • University of Oklahoma, Masters in Architecture, 1975
  • University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Architecture, 1974
  • University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design, 1974

Professional Organizations


  • Accredited Learning Environment Planner [ALEP]
  • Reynolds Aluminum Design Award
  • Handicapped Accessibility Design Award
  • Who’s Who in the Southwest

Training & Presentations

  • Career and Adult Technical Education presentations: [1992-Present]
    • Canton City Schools, OH
    • Great Oaks, OH
    • Ohio School Facilities Commission, OH
    • Dayton Public Schools, OH
    • Lenawee Intermediate CT School District, MI
    • Arkansas Division of Public Schools, AR
  • University of Wisconsin lecture series, “Transformations and Trends Affecting Education and Educational Facility Planning and Design,” 1996-2002
  • Harvard University lecture series, “Planning and Design of Public Schools,” 1995
  • American Institute of Architects, “Designing and Developing Schools in Honduras,” 1998
  • Ohio School Facilities Commission, state-wide implementation workshops for the Ohio School Facilities Design Manual, 1997-2005
  • Ohio School Facilities Commission, Students with Disabilities, 2001
  • State of Arkansas, Facilities Committee workshop on State Standards, 2004
  • Council of Educational Facility Planners, International [CEFPI], training seminars at regional and inter-national conferences, 1995-2004
  • Innovative Learning Environment Seminars & White Papers, School Districts & Ohio School Facilities Commission, 2005-Present