November 2016 School Planning & Management

November 2016

On the Cover

Outdoor School Playground

The Great Outdoors

By Scott Berman

Creating attractive outdoor spaces for play and learning that and reflect and propel a school's philosophy and mission.


Restroom Wellness Policies

Education Interiors

Wellness Policies and Restrooms

By Tom Keating

What's love of kids got to do, got to do with it?

School furniture

Education Interiors

Furniture Style and Selection: A Learning Process for Everyone

By Chris Gibbs

Wireless Infrastructure at Schools

Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Before The Ink is Dry

By Andrew LaRowe, Mike Raible

Chasing wireless infrastructure in schools.

new high school in DC

Education Interiors

Inspiration for Students and Community

By Scott Berman

New D.C. High School Is Culmination of Everyone's Efforts.


Safety & Security

Building Safer Schools

By Michael S. Dorn

Are you literate in crime prevention through environmental design?

Sustainable Schools

The Power Of Zero

By Pauline Souza

Net-zero library rethinks education design.

Photovoltaic Roof

Maintenance & Operations

Largest K-12 Photovoltaic Roof Top Solar System in Virginia

Created through Virginia Public School Division and Dominion Virginia Power partnership.

By John A. Bailey

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Changing Times

By Deborah P. Moore

Fire & Life Safety

Being Prepared

By Mike Halligan

Using tabletop exercises to plan before a disaster.


Food Service Design

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Food Service Design: Evolution, Innovation and Interaction.

By Jason Mellard, Haley Walton


Ballistic Protection

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

High School Adds New Layer of Security

Flavors Noodle chair

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Active Seating Boosts Student Focus


Hot Tips (Power Distribution)

How to Increase Access to Power in the Classroom

Ask the Expert (Safe Space)

What Solutions Are Available to Secure Classrooms?

By Stephen St. Amour

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