October 2018 School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management October 2018


cleaning schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Ways School Administrators Can Keep Students and Staff Healthy this Winter

By Robert Kravitz

Why a new type of cleaning and maintenance protocol may be necessary.

modernizing school buildings

Designing to Reinvent Teaching & Learning

By Steven Herr, Carla Remenschneider

Changing space is easy, but changing what happens in that space is where the real magic happens.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Storm Shelters for Education Facilities

By Daniel A. Dain

Designers should consider these three things.

school bus

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

The Business of School Buses

By Michael Fickes

Organizing and managing a school bus operation is a large business undertaking for any school district.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Recognitions, a Farewell, a Welcome

By Jerry Enderle

Facility Planning

My Day as a Kindergartner

By Todd Ferking

Reflecting on this has affected my view of educational design.

Emerging Technology

When Cybersecurity Becomes Cyber Warfare

By Glenn Meeks

Find how you should go about protecting your district.

career education

Sustainable Schools

A Renaissance of Work

Career education in the modern economy.

By David Sturtz


career tech

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Workforce Development

By John Gladden, Brandon Biniker

Creating business-savvy designs for career tech.

2 theaters

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Pulling Back the Curtain: A Tale of Two Theaters

By Pam Loeffelman


cordless backpack vacuum

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

District Goes Cordless for Speed and Safety

safe kids inc

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Preparing Students for a Campus Lockdown

classroom furnishings

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Furniture Takes Learning to the Next Level


Student-Led Innovation

Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

By James DeBerry


School Facility Maintenance to Prevent Pest Problems

By Angela Tucker

Ask the Expert (Active Learning)

What Is Meant By the Term Active Learning?

By Lisa Schmidt