Maintenance & Operations

The condition of academic facilities contributes to the quality of education.  Read more about effective policies and practices for routine, emergency and preventative maintenance programs; cleaning and custodial care; efficiency and staffing models; and more.


  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)

    Educating Custodial Workers

    Clean facilities are healthy and high-performing facilities. Ensuring that custodial workers are properly trained on equipment, supplies, and methods leads to more effective and successful workers and healthier facilities. 09/01/2019

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Before the Snow Falls

    Autumn is the ideal time to prepare structures for winter from roof to foundation. Undertaking routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future. 09/01/2019

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)
    structural integrity

    Preserving Structural Integrity

    It is important to include a structural perspective of your facilities when considering the impact of deferred maintenance. 07/01/2019

  • Trends

    View From the Industry

    Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments. 07/01/2019

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    A Prescription for Healthy Roofs

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to roof maintenance. 04/01/2019

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Getting Clean

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    How Clean?

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

  • Facilities (Campus Spaces)

    What's Up With the Roof?

  • Higher Education Trends: What's In Store For 2018



  • Tools to Navigate the Changing Workforce in Maintenance and Operations

    Now is a unique time in education operations, where 50% of facility managers are expected to retire in the next 10 years and 80% of Americans agree there is a skills gap in the workforce. But amid all this change is opportunity to harness tools and technology to make sure your team is prepared for the future. Join us as we discuss how to navigate the changing workforce in maintenance and operations.

  • The Complete Guide to Event Management in Education

    Proper event management can be highly beneficial for your institution. Join us to find out how to refine your event management process.

  • Event Management & The Bottom Line

    Come join our discussion as we dive into how the public's usage of facilities can stop being a headache and start being a positive for your institution.


  • Navigating the Changing Workforce

    Navigating the Changing Workforce

    Many modern workers are concerned because of the skills gap, labor shortage and change in the workforce. But in the midst of change, there is opportunity to better harness the common threads you share with your workforce to turn uncertainty into motivation for growth. Learn more in this guide.

  • guide to event management

    The Complete Guide to Event Management

    With everything education institutions manage, events can often fall to the bottom of the list when it comes to improving processes. Proper event management, however, is highly beneficial to K-12 and Higher Education organizations alike. This comprehensive guide will help you learn about streamlining the event process and seeing better results, no matter the institution.

  • central online calendar

    Community College Gains Efficiencies with Central Online Calendar

    How did a central online event calendar with event publisher make a big difference for Spartanburg Community College? Check out their success story to see how they benefit from a centralized event calendar, how it has given them a new way to market events and more.

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