There’s no question that school today in January of 2021 is much different than it was one year ago. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost all corners of our lives, with no exception to those in the education space. As school districts have moved from an initial ‘react’ to ‘adapt’ mode, there are trends and shifts in thinking that have emerged and could have lasting impact. We look at three of those trends in this blog post.
Earlier this week, we held our quarterly user group webinar to highlight some of our new features that were released this quarter. Below is a recap of some of the content that was covered. Thank you, as always, to our passionate users who provide us with many of the new feature ideas each quarter.
With that, let's take a closer look!
As part of our Next-Gen Facility Manager series, we are getting to know some of the professionals that are moving their school district's facility management programs into the future. Our second conversation is with Gordon Miller, Director of Facilities II at Central Valley School District in New York. Gordon talks about being a hands on leader with his staff and how he's worked his way to position of Director at a young age.
*This post is an excerpt from New School: Becoming a Next Gen Facility Manager
You may be asking yourself, what the heck is a tech stack? For facilities, a tech stack is the technology infrastructure or eco-system used to run a building. It can be anything from building automation, to security systems to electronic facility records. In this section, we examine the categories of technology that are important for buildings and what the Next Generation Facility Managers view as critical in the stack.
As part of our Next-Gen Facility Manager series, we are getting to know some of the professionals that are moving their school district's facility management programs into the future. Our first conversation is with Joe Magliocca, Director of Facilities III at Elmira City School District in New York. Joe talks about change management practices with his staff and how technology is helping him and his staff make better decisions.