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School uses Shutdown Days to cut energy costs

Paul Gutowsky is the Building and Grounds Director at Lamar Consolidated Independent School District in Houston, Texas. To help manage and get a better understanding of Lamar's after hour facility use and the impact it has on their energy usage, Paul has …

Author: Hayley Sessoms

After 2 days on-site with Clear Creek Amana CSD in Iowa, the district's facility usage and maintenance departments are ready for district-wide roll-out to requesters to streamline work flow, increase coordination and save the district time.

Their excitement for SchoolDude’s facility usage and maintenance solutions, including FSDirectCommunityUse, and MaintenanceDirect, were truly contagious. Most of our time together was spent strategizing for the upcoming roll-out of FSDirect for facility scheduling and CommunityUse to allow the community to request facility space after-hours as well as organizing the roll-out of the maintenance solutions to ensure the maintenance staff learned their roles and understood the automatic routing of work orders and receiving text notifications to complete work on the road. 

Author: Sam Zippin

To help evaluate their facility usage processes and learn about areas in which they can improve, Sandra Lente from Albuquerque Public Schools turned to the Dude Data Dashboard for help.  Albuquerque recently implemented SchoolDude’s facility usage …

Author: Sam Zippin

On their second day back to work after summer break, Rockaway Township began training on SchoolDude's MaintenanceDirect and FSDirect to ensure their process was streamlined for the start of the new school year. I trained them on event scheduling and the importance of the shared calendar for coordination and risk management. We also reviewed the work order process, how technicians can view their work order status and how to add efficiencies to make their day run more smoothly with automated maintenance solutions.

Author: Sam Zippin
Cost Recovery Tips from a Client
  • 7/10/2013

SchoolDude client Irving Independent School District’s Donna Amick, operations and special events manager, wrote an article that was featured in TASBO Report, the official magazine of Texas ASBO’s May 2013 issue. Way to go Donna!

In Donna’s article “Open for Business,” she uses her personal experience to offer key tips for implementing a successful facility rental program. Here are 3 of the tips she provided....

Author: SchoolDude

See it in action April 20-24 at SchoolDude University. General release of integration set for June 30, 2013. Last December, SchoolDude and ArbiterSports announced a premier strategic alliance to integrate the SchoolDude facilities (FSDirect) and …

Author: SchoolDude

Alabama school districts benefit from web-based technology to automate business and technology processes The Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) and SchoolDude today announced a partnership to provide affordable, web-based …

Author: SchoolDude

NYSASBO members benefit from partnership with SchoolDude to automate business and technology processes The New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO) and SchoolDude today announced a partnership to provide web-based maintenance, …

Author: SchoolDude

By now we’ve all been exposed to the tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, this past December. It is something that has caused every educational organization in the country to review security measures, plans of action, and …

Author: Sam Zippin

Facility scheduling and community use of facilities is a complicated process involving many people and multiple departments. Conferences that address the needs of education professionals responsible for scheduling and managing facility usage in schools …

Author: SchoolDude
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