One of schools’ major trends this year has been school construction, according to an article from District Administration. With billions spent every year on new school construction, it is important to invest time and focus on capital forecasting to better manage your facilities, level out budget spikes, and avoid costly problems and failures on your equipment and in your buildings. The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) is hosting a webinar, Achieving Capital Forecasting Success, to provide capital planning best practices.

Author: Sam Zippin
Building an Effective Capital Plan
  • 8/10/2015
Building an Effective Capital Plan

Join School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 2PM ET/11am PT for their webinar, Capital Planning: Accountability, Measurability, Forecasting, Facilities, where K-12 and higher education capital planning experts will review key components of a successful capital plan. Expert speakers include Sue Robertson, General Manager of Facility Planning at Houston ISD in Texas, and Steven P. Krakoff, Vice President of Capital Planning and Campus Operations at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Author: Sam Zippin
Three Paths to a 30-year Forecast
  • 1/19/2015
Three Paths to a 30-year Forecast

Long gone are the days of “guesstimating” facilities needs or costs. Stakeholders, including the community, are expecting accurate data from real numbers. Gathering this data requires life cycle planning or assessments but more importantly, you need a …

Author: SchoolDude
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