Welcome to the New York State School Facilities Association
New York State School Facilities Association (NYS SFA) serves as the voice for more than 600 Directors of School Facilities, Facilities Managers, Head Custodians, Health and Safety Coordinators, and other key school facilities personnel.
Mission Statement: To be leaders in maintaining the highest standards of a safe, healthy learning environment. To support educational excellence through the prudent management of resources.
Register Today for the Carbon Monoxide Detector Webinar
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Speaker: Carl Thurnau, PE, NYSED’s Coordinator of Facility Planning
New State regulations amended the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code by adding provisions requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detection in all new and existing commercial buildings that have appliances, devices or systems that may emit carbon monoxide or an attached garage. School facilities are included in the definition of commercial buildings. The rule became effective on June 27, 2015.
In response to these recent requirements, NYSED’s Coordinator of Facility Planning Carl Thurnau, PE will present an informative and timely webinar on carbon monoxide detector installations in existing school facilities. Carl will explain the application of the New York State code mandate along with providing sample floor plans and plenty of time to answer your questions.
Carl Thurnau, PE
Coordinator of Facility Planning, NYS Education Department
Mr. Thurnau is the Coordinator of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Facilities Planning. He manages a staff of architects, engineers, project managers and support staff whose primary responsibility is the review and approval of approximately 2,000 school construction projects per year with a value of over $5 Billion. A Licensed Professional Engineer with 20 years of Construction Management experience in large scale public sector contraction, Mr. Thurnau came to the State Education Department in 1996, and has managed the office during a time of record increases in school facility construction.
2015 SFMI Manager's Academy December 8-9
The School Facility Managers' Academy Series currently offers three different tracks with the School Facility Managers' Academy track being offered each year and one additional track being offered simultaneously. This year we bring back the Personnel track! Stay up-to-date and what is trending in both areas. No matter if you're new to the field or a seasoned professional, there is a program that is right for you.
Scholarship opportunities are available! The deadline to apply is November 30. To download an application click here.
Why choose the School Facility Managers' Track?: New to the field? Want a refresher course on the latest in codes, budgeting, health and safety? Then this track is for you!
Why choose the School Facility Managers' Personnel Management Track?: This track will make you better equipped to manage and motivate your staff and communicate with district stakeholders at all levels.
Click 2015 Academy Schedule to view this year's class times and content.
Download the complete Academy Brochure here.
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