Facility Master Plan Team
Understanding the importance of maximizing our resources and effectively utilizing our facilities, the Board of Education authorized MGT of America, Inc. to develop a comprehensive facility master plan for Springfield Public Schools.
For more than 30 years, MGT of America, Inc. has offered comprehensive services in the development of facilities master plans for educational organizations across the country. The firm is a leader in educational consulting, with experience with urban school districts, state departments of education and two- and four-year higher educational institutions. School districts they have done work for include: Caddo Parish Public Schools in Shreveport, Louisiana and Wichita Falls Independent School District in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Former educators are on MGT's facilities and master planning team of seasoned experts. One team member served as a teacher, principal, curriculum director and deputy superintendent in her school district in Washington. She is just one member of a team well versed in the needs of educational organizations, large and small.
Driving the process was information MGT obtains in a variety of ways. District leaders and MGT representatives worked together to communicate with employees and community members throughout the process.
Why MGT of America?
With educators on their staff and a reputation for excellence, MGT of America was selected by a committee made up of SPS leaders and school board members. The committee's recommendation to select this firm was approved by the Board of Education during its Jan. 26 meeting.
Did MGT and SPS work together?
District leaders and MGT representatives worked together to communicate with employees and community members throughout this process. From communicating about community meetings to receiving input from district leaders about the current use of facilities, MGT and SPS worked together to develop a comprehensive facility master plan. MGT experts led the data collection and analysis of buildings to assess the suitability of existing facilities.
What did it cost?
The total cost of facility master planning services from MGT of America was not to exceed $336,145 for the project, plus $16,015 to conduct a demographic study.