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A Case for Schoolhouse Aesthetics by Charles Kenneth Tanner. Dr. Tanner conducted his research about new learning environments being built and took into consideration numerous variables. For example, school systems consider the instructional needs of the students they serve, enrollment, and whether to replace or remodel an old building. The concept of “going green” encourages school system plan...

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Hampton City Schools use new visitor management software  by Austin Bogues, Daily Press. Hampton City Schools are using a new program to manage visitors at school buildings, officials announced during Wednesday night's meeting. The Raptor V-Soft System scans visitors' IDs and checks their information against a national database of sex offenders. (Posted on September 4, 2014)

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Upcoming Events

September 15th, 3:00 PM EST

Community School Facilities Webinar

Community School Facilities: Authentic Engagement, Shared Space, and Neighborhood Hubs

Co-sponsored by the Coalition for Community Schools and our partners at The Education Facilities Clearinghouse

School construction and renovation provide unique opportunities for authentic community engagement and the advancement of community schools. Hear how the Cincinnati Public Schools engaged families and residents to build an entire district of new schools that are the centers of their neighborhoods. Learn about Baltimore’s strategy to leverage their new facilities plan to build schools that provide space for partners and community members to help their schools thrive. And hear about the latest trends in community and partner use for school facilities.

Presenters include:

  • Robin Brandon, Project Coordinator for Facilities Planning & Construction, Cincinnati Public School
  • Marcene Kinney, Director of Arts and Education for GBBN Architects
  • Nicole Price, Director, Family and Community Engagement, Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Andrew Masters, Director of School Age Initiatives, Family League of Baltimore
  • Dr. Linda Lemasters, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Dr. G. Victor Hellman, Research Project Director

September 19th

Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment 12th Annual Conference

Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment 12th Annual Conference

Hosted by The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health & the Environment

Location: The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
Time: 8 am – 5 pm

September 19th – 22nd

ASBO Annual Meeting and Expo

The Premier Event for School Business Leaders

ASBO International’s Annual Meeting & Expo brings together more than 1,000 school business officials for four days of learning and networking. The Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier professional development event for leaders in school business—providing an exceptional opportunity for you to advance your professional and leadership skills and engage face-to-face with peers from around the world.

2014 Annual Meeting & Expo
September 19–22Kissimmee, Florida • Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center