Planning, Design, and Sustainability For:
Health Care Organizations,
Public and Independent Schools, &
and Private Agencies.
Stakeholder Involvement in
Planning and Design,
Current Technical Knowledge Relative to Building
Science and Management, Information on How to
Create Green Buildings, Relevant Research
Concerning the Influence of Facilities on Human
Behavior and Attitude, & Emphasis on
Excellent HR Skills.
Professionals with the
knowledge and ability to plan, design, and
manage facilities, estimate population demand
for certain types of facilities, justify space
needs, set goals for specifications,
apply technology in planning, design, and
management, develop concept design, assist
architects with schematic design, plan
capital funding, plan and oversee
construction, remodel or renovate
facilities, quote construction projects,
interface with vendors and contractors,
read and understand construction
drawings, and effectively use software
required in the facilities planning,
design, and management profession.
Every School Facilities
Manager Should Know These Steps:
Assessment > Regarding
people-friendly environments, where is the
organization? Where should it be?
Forecasting > Do we need a
long-range client population forecast or a
Evaluation > What types
of work activities or program does this
Evaluation > Do we remodel,
retrofit, or build a new structure?
> How do we tie
the facility and program together for the
betterment of workers and clients?
for Design > What
types of work or learning spaces are
facilities engineering help us build to
accommodate "green principles"?
are the steps in designing a "green,"
In General, all planning activities
should be led by qualified planners.
For Health Care,
Business, and Recreation:
are people that have been trained
in facility planning,
design, and management with
knowledge of the organization for
planning is accomplished!
Qualified planners are educators
trained in educational facility
The existing SDPL program can
train and educates students with
majors in health care, business,
architecture, science, public
policy, recreation, and
education. The program
emphasizes the basic principles of
how to plan, design, and manage a