Awards & Scholarship

NSPMA awards those that strive for excellence at our yearly NSPMA Convention; Facility Masters Award, Pat Cochrane Memorial Award, National Plant Management Award and our Scholarship Award.

Information is below on our awards and programs:

Facility Masters Award Program:

In 2003, a document was created that identified the best practices of a high performing maintenance organization.  This document, Planning Guide for Maintaining School Facilities, was conceptualized and developed by the School Facilities Maintenance Task Force of the National Forum on Education Statistics.

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Pat Cochrane Memorial Award

The Pat Cochrane memorial award is given each year in honor of Pat Cochrane former Board member of the National School Plant Management Association.  Pat always challenged the Association to look ahead, his vision of growing NSPMA to be a leader in the K-12 facilities area was always first on his mind.  Training and outreach to its members was a priory for Pat in his position on the NSPMA Board.  Each year this award is given to someone in the association who exhibits leadership skills, passion and a vision for the k-12 facilities in America.

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National School Plant Manager Award

Do you have someone that has excelled and needs noticed for excellence?  As a member you can fill out a form and submit this to the Board!

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 National School Plant Management Scholarship Award

The National School Plant Management Association seeks to assist students who are continuing their education by offering scholarships to those pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree.

Any graduating senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior is eligible to apply for a scholarship.  A total of $5,000 has been budgeted for the program for up to five individuals based on the selection criteria (financial need, academic achievement, co-curricular participation, community service, and essay response).  The individual scholarships range from $500 to $1,500 depending on candidate interest, evaluation results, and upon recommendation from the Scholarship Committee.  Past years’ programs have provided $1,000 scholarships to four deserving students each year.

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