January 2018 School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management January 2018


educational space

Education in 2018 and Beyond: A Look Ahead

By Philip Idle


cyber security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Cyber Criminals Are After Your Schools

By Michael Fickes

Education and Related Policy Predictions for 2018

By Fritz Edelstein

rainwater harvesting

Sustainable Schools

Rainwater Harvesting Made Easy

By Jessica Molter

Business Practices

Fundraising and Finance: The school–volunteer relationship.

By Sandra Pfau Englund

digital signage

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Digital Signage: Everything Old Is New Again

By Ellen Kollie


Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Outsourcing – Common Sense or Nonsense?

By Mike Raible, Andrew LaRowe

award winner

Facility Planning

James D. MacConnell Award Winners

By Barbara C. Worth


informal space for collaborative learning

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Anyplace Anytime

By Jason Mellard, Vandana Gupta

early childhood learning space

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Early Childhood Learning Spaces

By Stephen M. Nelson



Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Storage made Easier with LEVPRO

rooftop solar

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Rooftop Solar Commissioning Cuts Energy Costs


School Security Trends for 2018

By Michael Dorn