The next Tri-County School Facilities Meeting will be hosted by Broward County Schools and take place on Friday, February 18th at the Anne Kolb Nature Center located at 751 Sheridan Street in Hollywood. District staff is invited to participate starting at 12:00pm and industry professionals are invited to attend at 2:00pm.
Facilities Management is sad to announce the passing of Brian Cotteleer of Facilities Services on Thursday, February 3rd. Brian was the foreman for Area 2. He surely will be missed.
Forest Park Elementary and Pine Jog Elementary won awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors at their annual gala on October 22, 2010 at teh Signature Grand. Forest Park, which was built by Moss & Associates, won the Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award in the Institutional category for projects between $15 million and $30 million. [...]
The Treasure Coast and Palm Beach Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council’s South Florida Chapter will be hosting a Greening Florida Schools conference on Friday, September 17th at the St. Lucie School Board Office.
Christina Crespo, the School District’s Sustainability Coordinator since 2007, was recently interviewed by Today’s Campus Online. Follow Christina’s career from Cornell University to the School District during which time she has gained a tremendous amount of exposure and experience in the area of sustainability.
The District’s coordinated planning with the County and cities to create School Concurrency is highlighted in a new textbook titled “Strategic Collaboration in Public and Nonprofit Administration” by Dorothy Norris-Tirrell and Joy A. Clay. Chapter 6 of the book is written by Esteban Dalehite who details “the important role of trust in moving toward a [...]
The South Florida Chapter of the National Association for Minority Contractors recognized Joseph Sanches, Chief of Facilities Management, with its first Public Sector Award. The award was given to Mr. Sanches for his efforts to level the playing field for minority contractors by giving them opportunities to obtain contractors to build and renovate public schools. [...]
The community is cordially invited to come celebrate with the Seminole Ridge High School Construction Academy as hold our Ticket booth dedication ceremony. On Friday April 30th at 9:00 in the school Media Center the school will start the dedication ceremony and then go out to the building. Come and see what our students have [...]
Golfs as well as non-golfers are invited to participate in Facilities Managements 2010 Golf Outing which will take place on Friday, June 18th at the Ibis Golf & Country Club. Registration is now open. Take advantage of early discounts by registering before June 1st.
On Saturday, March 6th, the Lantana Team Depot sponsored a landscapiong project at Royal Palm School. About 135 volunteers showed up to complete a large landscaping project at the school. Eighty-two of the volunteers qualified for the Disney “Give a Day, Get a Day” promotion. The volunteers completed four landscape areas with trees, bushes, mulch, [...]