Capital forecasting should influence how you strategize your preventive maintenance schedules. In turn, PMs should be a natural part of your team's workload. The results are longer-lasting facilities, fewer reactive work orders, and an increase in …
If budget constraints and diminishing resources have you concerned, you should be thinking about how to leveragedata to maximize current resources, justify more, and improve processes. ShowingYour Work Matters covers how to prepare for inevitable …
With Halloween upon us and most of the trees' leaves planted firmly on the ground, there's no more denying that summer - and the pool season - is officially over. If your school has an outdoor pool on its grounds, you need to make sure it's properly …
Because students head back to school right as autumn begins, the academic year is virtually synonymous with fall foliage. Colorful leaves litter playgrounds and sports fields almost as soon as the doors open for classes, making these fallen leaves almost …
Maintaining a safe learning environment. That's the central concern of facility directors across the nation. You've carried the weight this responsibility brings, dealt with the demands of aging facilities, and managed the rush of work orders. That means …
Energy Experts from two schools recently converged on an energy management webinar for SchoolDude Nation. Dan Caley with Rogers Public Schools in Arkansas and Armando Guerrero with Frenship ISD in Texas shared a wealth of knowledge, and both advocated …
Have you seen the discussion section of the Dude Community? Go check it out – some of the smartest leaders in school operations are sharing their ideas, and it's great! Recently, a few of your peers started a conversation about …
The Q3 Dude Data Matters Index revealed some interesting facts about your workload when the school year begins. During the first weeks of school, reactive repair requests shoot up 65% from the summer months! To help you manage the influx of reactive work …
We're excited for a number of new topics and speakers at this year's SchoolDude University . One of those new speakers is Vancouver School Board Facility Planner, Terry Naylor. In the session, Leveraging PMDirect for Recurring Maintenance …
Where we were: In October 2013, Topeka Public Schools began our journey with Trip Direct. To understand the value of the solution, we had to learn and comprehend our current transportation process. I spoke with each school’s Athletic Directors and …
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Looking for an affordable, easy-to-use emergency notification system to alert your entire school staff in a crisis? Whether you’re reporting a simple incident or in need of a mobile security app, we have a cloud-based solution for you.
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It is important for faculty, staff, students, parents, volunteers, and the larger community to know the process for school cancelations or delays during emergency school closings.
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Schedule, track, and record details of your school scheduling in a streamlined and centralized fashion. Everyone from bus drivers to community members benefit from an effective and easy-to-use job scheduling software.
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An easy to use mass notification platform allows faculty and staff to identify incidents quickly and respond to them immediately saving clients time and money. Emergency notifications will also improve your communication with parents and the community.
How can you keep your school community and campus safe and aware when there are safety risks are everywhere.
Rain can become a flood, electricity can become a fire, a harmless snow day can become a busted pipe. It doesn’t matter which state you live in, how big your school is, or how many students you have, every school should anticipate and prepare for a wide range of safety incidents. Having safety plans and evacuation routes in place is one thing, but what happens when you actually have to put them to use? How effective are they?
SchoolDude's room scheduling software allows users to book facility space on a single digital platform to avoid scheduling conflicts and double booking. With a centralized events calendar, your organization can save more than 10 minutes per event, reduce staff time, and increase organizational efficiency and productivity.
During the 2009-2010 school year, 85% of public schools recorded that one or more crime incidents had taken place at school, amounting to an estimated 1.9 million crimes. This sort of data has educators, parents and communities all over the country asking the same question:
“What is the key to keeping our schools safe?”