M&O professionals from throughout the nation face the challenges of running and maintaining school facilities. At SchoolDude University, they learn from the most successful leaders how to achieve success. And don’t forget the peer networking opportunities to share challenges and solutions with others facing the same situations.
Speakers leading these classes are true industry experts. Find the subjects most relevant to your school to gain the most knowledge possible from the most knowledgeable leaders. And don't forget to take notes, you're sure to learn something new in every session!
- Life After the Facility Audit
The facility audit is complete. You have a better understanding of your physical plant needs. Now the work begins of setting realistic priorities of needs identified by the audit, while balancing those findings with wants of campus leaders. Decisions are complicated by unfunded master plans and deferred maintenance of buildings. Hear how one school overcame the challenges, tracked results, and employed reporting to support informed decisions.
- Maintaining the Optimal Learning Environment
Learn from Campus Champion, Curtis Orndorff, Manager of Building Maintenance at Frederick County Public Schools, how they go about their mission to "strive to provide an optimum learning environment." Hear how they navigated a culture shift by developing an extensive professional development program for M&O Area Supervisors and how they're using data to help drive continuous improvement.
- Property Valuation Principles for Schools and Universities
This session will explore what drives the need for insurance appraisals and the benefits derived from them, cost trends for construction and equipment, trending fixed asset records, and challenges of historic property valuation.
- Facilities Management Panel
Listen to a panel of peers share best practices and insights for Maintenance professionals. This is a great opportunity to get questions answered from peers overcoming the same challenges facing your institution.
- Facilities Management Roundtable
Join your peers and a SchoolDude Maintenance Essentials expert for an interactive roundtable discussion. Topics covered will include: Getting buy-in from stakeholders, implementation and rollout strategies, PM strategies, outsourcing vs insourcing, going mobile, and more.
Maintenance and operations maintain safety, care for your biggest capital expenses, and keep your facilities running. These are just some of the classes that'll help your team become the best in the business. Check out the full schedule on the SchoolDude University website for dates and times.
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