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Collaborative Facilities Management | 4: KPIs, Trends, and Data

Key Performance Indicators We all want the same for our schools and each of our students: to always keep improving. But in order to improve, you need to know where you stand. As part of our new Collaborative Facilities Management platform, you’ll get …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Creating a Culture of Conservation
  • 6/26/2015

The average commercial building wastes 30 percent of the energy it consumes. It is possible to reduce energy use by 10 percent at little or no cost. One of the most important things you can do to capture that savings is simply creating a culture of …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Collaborative Facilities Management | 3: Success Coaching

Facilities Best Practices Coaching As part of our new Collaborative Facilities Management platform, you will work with a dedicated Success Manager – an education operations expert and leader in cloud technology.  He or she will be your Success …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Dark Campus Programs Reduce Vandalism and Save Money

Conventional wisdom suggests that light reduces crime. That’s why outdoor lights are often called “security lights”. School districts across the U.S. are turning conventional wisdom on its head by turning off lights on school grounds. The results have …

Author: Lindsay Burns
Frederick County Public Schools changes M&O culture

With over 40,000 students, Frederick County Public Schools takes great pride in its facilities; however, with the school’s growing needs and cultural shift to focus more on student achievement and accountability with the Maintenance Department, the district began using SchoolDude’s maintenance solutions.Frederick County Public Schools is now a top-performer in the SchoolDude Nation of over 6,000 schools, districts and colleges. Learn how Frederick County achieved these results and continues to report on their progress and areas for improvement.

Author: Sam Zippin
Collaborative Facilities Management | 2: Mobile Applications

SchoolDude is excited to announce as part of our new Collaborative Facilities Management platform we're releasing a new state of the art mobile app this summer. Keep your team motivated and accountable with easy access to everything they need, right on …

Author: Lindsay Burns

There’s a better way. SchoolDude pioneered the first-ever, 100% cloud, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) maintenance management solution, specific for the needs of Education. Leveraging data, knowledge and experience working with you and thousands of your …

Author: Lindsay Burns
How Much Energy is Your Technology Using?

Energy and Technology Trends in Schools According to the U.S. Department of Energy educational institutions across North America spend over $6 billion annually on energy, more than the cost of computers and textbooks combined. Energy-inefficient schools …

Author: Kelli Wolf
Creating a Culture of Preventive Maintenance

John Dufay, the Executive Director of Support Operations with Albuquerque Public Schools, recently released his annual Maintenance & Operations 2014 Year-End Report. To share the key findings and demonstrate how other districts can replicate Albuquerque’s best practices, we hosted a webinar featuring Albuquerque Public Schools earlier this week – Making your Maintenance Data Work for You. John covers many topics helpful to districts and schools of all sizes, but we will focus on Albuquerque’s preventive maintenance (PM) efforts. Watch the webinar to hear John discuss why he prioritized PM, how he got buy-in, and the benefits and cost savings he's seen as a result.

Author: Sam Zippin

In the news recently is a Texas "campus-carry" bill that would make Texas the 8th state where it would be legal to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses. Campus Safety magazine recently surveyed campus security professionals on how they …

Author: SchoolDude
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