On Board Online • August 14, 2017
By Timothy Bonaparte
Imagine you are touring a brand new school building. Inside, it has a creative layout and an attractive interior design. Outside, there is a beautiful facade.
But what if you had to park a quarter mile away? What if there were no sidewalks and big puddles because of an absence of infrastructure to manage storm water runoff? And what if there was nothing green in sight?
Site design and environmental sustainability are as important in school building projects as building design and construction.Read the entire article>>
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Richard Engelbrecht of the Madison-Oneida BOCES Board of Education has been named the 2017 Everett. R. Dyer Award winner by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA).
The Dyer Award is given annually for distinguished school board service to a current or former school board member, who, in the judgment of the NYSSBA Awards Committee, should be recognized for outstanding contributions to public education and children in his or her own school district.
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