February 2018 School Planning & Management

School Planning & Management February 2018



Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Focus on Flooring

By Scott Berman

You have to cover the floor, so why not make a statement?


Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Procurement: An Emerging K-12 Profession

By Michael Fickes

As K-12 school districts have grown in size and complexity, buying supplies has become a sophisticated profession.

outdoor learning

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Outdoor Learning Environments

By Jake Kelly-Salo, Jason Mellard

Making Positive Connections Beyond the School Walls.


Fire & Life Safety

Why Inspections Are Necessary

By Mike Halligan

There is no better way to identify situations or activities that compromise life safety.

Safety & Security

Good Time to Review Plans

By Michael S. Dorn

Hazardous materials incident protocols for schools.

Maintenance & Operations

Weathering the Storm

By John P. Rome Jr.

Emergency prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Seems Like a Smart Investment

By Jerry Enderle


Historic Renovation

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Historic Renovations

By Angela Whitaker-Williams, Mike Lyssy

Preserving the past, embracing the future


cleaner air

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Cleaner Air is Safer Air

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Event Management, and Campus Security Revamped


Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

By Gary D. Link

Ask the Expert (Safety and Security)

Can Technology Make Schools Safer?

By Chris Holbert