Chicago to Close 50 Schools

CHICAGO — The Chicago Board of Education will close 50 schools in the city; the decision will mark the largest wave school closures in United States history.

The board saved only four schools from its initial proposal, which the board has stated will save $560 million over the next decade for the district that is currently facing a $1 billion deficit.

Read more

Green Building Benefits

Stuart Brodsky has dedicated his 25-year career at Cannon Design in Chicago to designing and planning educational facilities. At a firm renowned for its K-12 expertise, Brodsky’s projects have received national recognition by organizations such as the American Institute of Architects, the Council for Educational Facility Planners and the American Association of School Administrators.

Read more

Education Facilities Forum at Soldier Field, Chicago


The 8th Education Facilities Forum is now accepting registration from facilities management professionals of higher education facilities and school districts to take advantage of this unique, timesaving event, built around the needs of the attendees and their upcoming projects. Registration is limited to only 50 qualified professionals representing maintenance, renovation and construction projects of educational facilities so reserve your space today!

Read more

One-on-One Networking for School Administrators and Vendors

DALLAS — Facility administrators and vendors gathered for the 9th semi-annual Educational Facilities Forum from Oct. 9 through Oct. 11 in Dallas, Texas.
Featuring a ‘no-hard sell’ environment, the forum kicked off Sunday evening with a meet and greet, followed by the official welcome Monday morning and a launch directly into one-on-one meetings between administrators and vendors to discuss specific needs and services.

Read more

Featured Event

The Education Facilities Forum, taking place on Sept. 29 at Soldier Field’s United Club in Chicago, will host more than 50 senior facilities management executives and a select group of vendors to discuss latest developments and trends in higher education and K-12 construction and facilities management.

The Forum is complimentary for senior facility managers and includes refreshments, lunch, workshops and drinks reception. The attendee list includes:

Read more