School has started and I am excited for my students, staff and our community. At a state level, the 2012-13 school year may prove to be a watershed year for education.
As the new school year begins, many school business officials are embarking on the implementation of new non-instructional service contracts. Others may be working through their second or third year of these contracts.
MSBO Executive Director David Martell and Associate Executive Director Scott Little discuss a number of issues facing MSBO members including the state aid changes, retirement reform, upcoming ballot proposals as well as MSBO bus purchasing program and the 14th Annual Facility/Operations Directors Conference a
MSBO’s Bus Purchasing Program makes bidding and ordering buses extremely simple and smooth. The bidding has been accomplished for you; all that is left is to “build” the bus desired and compare pricing from the four bidding dealers.
Hang on Tight! It’s another school year with more regulation! Are you ready?
When I became a facilities director in 1997 right out of the military, I was looking for resources to help me perform my job better. I took some classes through Building Owners Management Association (BOMA) that were useful, but not specific to schools.
Lake Shore Public Schools started fostering a relationship with a school in Beijing, China in 2005. The program started out with having middle school students make two-week exchange trips. Within five years, 88 Chinese 11th grade students started attending Lake Shore High School for entire year.
The transportation department, in many school districts, receives more parent concerns on a daily basis, than all the other district departments combined.
In these highly charged political times it seems we can not even turn around from grabbing one legislative alert off the printer before another one hits our email.