August 2014 School Planning & Management

August 2014


Going Green on a Budget

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Going Green on a Budget

By Gwenn McDaniel

Smart classrooms without breaking the bank in Mississippi.

Healthy Carpet Care

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Keys to Healthy Carpet Care

By Ivan Day

Methods to make sure your school's carpeted areas are clean and safe.

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Renovating, Reusing Facilities

By Scott Berman

All stakeholders need to be on board when creating efficient and sustainable facilities.

Solar Power Savings

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Using the Sun to Save Money

By Jared Connell

A school district's path to running completely on solar.

Sustainable Energy Efficient Schools

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Reaping Numerous Benefits

By Jeff Parker, Jim Messner

Seven steps to sustainable, energy-efficient schools.

Reaching for Net Zero in School Design

Reaching for Net Zero in School Design

By Laura Wernick, Matthew LaRue

What does "Net Zero Ready" mean anyway? A careful planning process is critical to achieving the goal of net zero ready.


Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Technology's Contribution to Sustainability

By Ellen Kollie

What's being done to make schools sustainable, and a shout out to the unsung heroes on the IT team.

Sustainable Security Design

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Sustainable Security Design

By Minu Youngkin

Integrating access control into a K-12 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) program.

Net Positive

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Net Positive

By Scott Berman

After its first year in operation, this school facility is proving to be unique.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Things Are Looking Up

By Deborah P. Moore

Facility Planning

The Real Question

By David L. Schrader

What will the 21st-century learning environment look like?

Emerging Technology

Classroom Audio

By Glenn Meeks

It's time to adapt to today's student-centered learning culture.

Safety & Security

The Window of Life

By Michael S. Dorn

An approach that is easy to understand and apply.

A Final Thought

Schools Are Still Changing

By Paul Abramson

We need a non-governmental foundation, like EFL, to support and fund exploration.

Trends in Green | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Controlling Moisture in America's Schools

One way to enhance the health and productivity of students, faculty and staff and the sustainability and resiliency of our schools.


Permanent modular construction

Building Blueprints (Facilities in Focus)

Quick, Efficient Options

By Liz Burnett

Permanent modular construction can provide fast, green solutions for schools.


Case History (Real-World Solutions)

Polished Floors, Right on Schedule


Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Combined Schools Boost Sustainability

By Jeff Parker, Jim Messner

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