Award of Excellence in School Facilities

  • The Great Valley School District Buildings and Grounds Department is a proud recipient of the 2016 Award of Excellence in School Facilities presented by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). This award is meant to recognize outstanding operations in facility management, encourage best practices that result in efficiencies in K-12 non-instructional administration and share knowledge to improve personnel skills. This is the innagural year of the award and was presented to just seven school districts in Pennsylvania. The certificate of award covers a three year period. GVSD also received this honor in 2010, the inaugural year of the award, and 2013, and is one of only two school districts to win it three times. Applicants were judged on meeting specific criteria based on seven areas of management:
    • Facilities Maintenance and Management
    • Facilities Capital Improvement and Construction
    • Grounds Management
    • Housekeeping
    • Staff Management
    • Environmental Safety
    • Benchmarking and Data Management
    Click here to view the 2016 application form