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Ultimate Guide to School Facility Management

For students to achieve their academic goals and teachers to provide an ideal learning environment, school facilities have to be clean, safe, and well-maintained. Effective school facility management cuts costs, streamlines your school’s workflows, and keeps everyone comfortable throughout the aca ...

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10 Best Knowledge Base Examples & How to Create Your Own

It’s the beginning of the school year, and teachers, students, and staff are all powering up their new devices. Unfortunately, many of them are new or haven’t used their accounts since the summer started, and they’re unsure how to use some of their most essential software. At this point, they ...

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How to Create a Comprehensive School Facilities Master Plan

Providing students with safe facilities that are conducive to learning is one of the most important facility management goals for school leaders. A school facilities master plan allows you to look at the big picture and evaluate facilities projects that have already been completed, are currently und ...

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Ticket Triage: 6 Tips to Build a Seamless Support Workflow

Two tickets arrive at your help desk at exactly the same moment, both claiming to be urgent. How do you decide which ticket to address first? If you’re doing it yourself, you’d dig into the details of each ticket. Who’s requesting, what the issue is, who is being directly affected in the momen ...

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Maximizing Your Facilities Budget: A 4-Step Guide for School Facilities Managers

School administrators and facilities managers have to handle many stressful aspects of school system operations, and financial management ranks high on the list. Leaders not only have to find school funding for staffing, supplies, and important initiatives, but also for maintenance processes, which ...

How to Start, Run, and Maintain an After-school Program

When the final school bell rings, some students hurry home, finished with the school day until the morning bell signals a new beginning. For others, the fun is just beginning as they head to various after-school programs that provide opportunities for connection, creativity, and enrichment.  Wi ...

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6 Best Practices for Supervising K-12 School Maintenance Tasks

The day-to-day activities that bring public school classrooms to life aren’t possible without regular school maintenance. Without it, equipment failures, broken technology, and dangerous conditions disrupt classrooms. The result: teachers are left without the resources they need. Worse, schools ma ...

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School Playground Safety Inspection Checklist for K-12 Admins & Facilities Managers

School playgrounds provide children with an opportunity to engage in physical activity and play during recess and other breaks. Play is essential for children’s physical, social, and cognitive development, helping them to build strong bodies, develop gross and fine motor skills, and improve co ...

7 Ways to Streamline School Events: A Guide for Admins & Facilities Staff

Unlock the secrets to planning and executing successful school events with this comprehensive guide.