State Affiliates

Arkansas School Plant Management Association (2010 Conference Host)

Organized in 1972, the Arkansas School Plant Management Association’s goals are to determine the nature, extent and quality of non-instructional services required for the educational program and to promote the development of these services by establishing acceptable policies, standards and practices. ASPMA will develop a working relationship with instructional personnel to foster the progress and improvement of the educational program. ASPMA will also promote the professional advancement of its members and promote a close working relationship with the State Department of Education to meet the needs, challenges and opportunities for the students of tomorrow. Membership is open to all persons responsible for the management and day to day maintenance operations of the educational facilities.

Association of School Business Officials International

ASBO International is a professional association which provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources. Founded in 1910, ASBO International is a professional association of more than 6,200 school business management professionals. Our mission is to provide programs and services to promote the standards of school business management practices, growth, and the effective use of educational resources. ASBO is a network of professionals providing knowledge, influence, and solutions.

Colorado School Plant Managers Association

COSPMA was founded to promote high standards of professional ethics, general welfare and professional growth for members; and to facilitate the exchange of comparative measurements and information sharing processes. Membership is composed of educational facility employees engaged in activities related to maintenance, landscape and custodial services’ administration.

Connecticut School Building and Grounds Association

The Connecticut School Buildings and Grounds Association was founded in 1974. The association consists of school buildings and grounds supervisors or managers who are responsible for the operation, maintenance and upkeep of schools in Connecticut. CSBGA was formed as a support organization to help meet the changing informational and educational needs of school facility management personnel and their staff.

Council of Educational Facility Planners, International

CEFPI is a professional association whose members — individuals, institutions and corporations — are actively involved in planning, designing, building and equipping schools and colleges. The association serves its members through three key strategic areas:
> Advocacy and education of the general public, legislators and regulators on the efficacy of school design and student outcomes;
> Training and professional development of our members and others through current programs promoting best practices in school planning; and…
> Research and dissemination of information regarding the linkage between the educational facility, its design and student success.

Iowa Schools Buildings and Grounds Association

The objective the Iowa Schools Buildings and Grounds Association is to establish an information sharing network between the buildings and grounds departments of the Iowa schools; create a positive constructive atmosphere between all buildings and grounds departments; learn from others about what’s working or not working in similar environments; not to be critical of another’s operation, but to learn through interaction; become as efficient as possible through sharing ideas with fellow members; actively establish, conduct, participate, and cooperate in educational forums, visitation of school facilities, seminars and workshops related to the betterment of our abilities to manage school district facilities and to strive to provide a safe, clean healthy environment for the educational process to take place.

Kentucky School Plant Management Association

Kentucky School Plant Management Association is a state organization that is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the educational process through proper management practices related to school operations and maintenance.

Massachusetts Facilities Administrators Association

The Massachusetts Facilities Administrators Association is a professional organization that was founded in 1973 to give each member access to education and information with the goal of improving his or her professional status. The MFAA is dedicated to the improvement of our profession, our facility personnel and our physical plants through knowledge and exchange of information.

Minnesota Association of School Maint. Supervisors

A Professional Organization Committed to Promoting Excellence in the Operation and Care of Educational Facilities. A member oriented, problem solving, professional growth association designed for the school maintenance supervisor.

Missouri School Plant Managers Association

The Missouri School Plant Managers Association was formed in the interest of enhancing and promoting the educational process. Its purpose is to provide for the exchange of information that will improve school plant management, maintenance and care through promotion of acceptable policies, standards and practices; and to promote the professional advancement of school plant management personnel.

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

Created in 1997 by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF) is a free public service that provides information on planning, designing, funding, building, improving, and maintaining schools. The Clearinghouse is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education with oversight by the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. NCEF is managed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), a non-governmental, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 1974 to serve as an authoritative source on building science and technology.

New Jersey School Buildings and Grounds Association

The New Jersey School Buildings and Grounds Association has a membership of approximately 300 Facility Management Professionals. The Association was formed in Bergen County in 1952 and has extended throughout the State of New Jersey. Members of the Association are currently employed by Public and Private School Systems, and hold the positions of Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, Facility Managers and Director of Operations.

New York State Assoc. for Superintendents of School Buildings and Grounds

To be leaders in maintaining the highest standards of a safe, healthy learning environment. To support educational excellence through the prudent management of resources

North Carolina Public School Maintenance Association

The North Carolina Public School Maintenance Association is a non-profit professional organization whose purposes include working toward the betterment of public school maintenance in North Carolina. It seeks to provide superior standards in the operation and maintenance of school buildings and grounds, promote the highest standards of professionalism among its membership, and to lend its cooperation to educational institutions and civic bodies with educational objectives.

Oklahoma School Plant Management Association

Oklahoma School Plant Management Association’s objectives are threefold: (1) Determine the nature, extent, and quality of non-instructional services required for the educational program, and to promote the development of these services by establishing acceptable policies, standards, and practices. (2) Develop a working relationship with instructional personnel to foster the progress and improvement of the educational program. (3) Promote the professional advancement of school plant management.

Oregon School Facilities Management Association

OSFMA’s primary purpose is to promote and foster the highest degree of professionalism in the planning, maintenance, and operation of school facilities.

South Texas Association of School Maintenance Officials

The purpose of the South Texas Assoc. of School Maintenance Officials is to provide a forum to promote communication among all school officials and vendors involved in the maintenance of their district’s facilities located throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

South Carolina School Plant Management Association

SCSPMA was organized in the interest of enhancing and promoting the educational process by providing a media through which Plant Maintenance and Plant Management may be improved.

Tennessee School Plant Management Association

TSPMA is an association of school facility planners, maintenance and operations supervisors, and other persons who have administrative supervisory position in the area of school facilities, public or private, to include the college and university level.

Utah Facilities Operation & Maintenance Association

MISSION STATEMENT – Enhance learning in the K-12 schools of Utah by sharing the facilities knowledge and resources of UFOMA.
BELIEF STATEMENTS
1. Provide facilities that fully support the educational program.
2. Promote the construction, operation and maintenance of school building facilities.
3. Work to ensure that facilities are safe, secure, functional and healthy environments.
4. Provide a forum to educate the personnel responsible for this work.
5. Strive to improve serviceability, control, maintenance and operational costs of school facilities.

Virginia School Plant Management Association

The mission of the Virginia School Plant Managers Association shall be to support and enhance the instructional process through diligent attention to the educational environment, promotion of continuing education of the educational facilities professionals, and the exchange of information among members to improve school plant management, maintenance, housekeeping, energy management, and environmental control. The Virginia School Plant Managers Association will serve as a vehicle to promote educational facilities improvements within our school divisions, and the Virginia Department of Education.

Washington Assoc. of Maintenance and Operations Administrators

WAMOA is an organization of Educational Facilities Maintenance Professionals in Washington State. Their mission is to promote and foster the highest degree of professionalism in its members engaged in the management of maintenance and operations in educational facilities. Membership is open to all persons responsible for management of educational facilities, maintenance, and operations programs.