MSPMA Excellence in Facility Management

Day Conference and Optional FMCC Module 5 Class

Join the Missouri School Plant Managers Association for a pivotal day of learning and networking, followed by an optional, in-depth Module 5 training on the second day. This event is tailored to enhance your expertise and connections in facility management.

day conference: Capital Project Mastery and Preventive Maintenance Insights

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to elevate your skills and expand your network!

April 11th | 1 PM - 5 PM | Social Event: Pearl Tavern 5 pm

Featured Sessions:
Lead Water Testing
Speakers: Jeff Rooks

Summer Prep Checklist & School Startup
Speaker: Dave Pettit

Annual Building Systems Testing
Speaker: Scott Dobson

Annual Service Contracts
Speaker: Casey Housman

Staff Training
Speaker: ​Marshall Ginrich

Network and Unwind
Pearl Tavern, 5:00 PM

Core Module 5: Facility life cycle & budgeting

Navigate the Nuances of School Facility Life Cycle and Budgeting

April 12th | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an engaging day of professional development with MSPMA Module 5 training. This isn’t just a step up – it’s a leap forward for facilities managers looking to thrive. From mastering the nuances of sports field upkeep to navigating the complexities of budgeting and large-scale project management, this training day promises to equip you with actionable insights and strategies. Seize this opportunity to refine your expertise, connect with industry peers, and implement transformative practices in your school’s facilities management. Don’t let this chance to become a leader in educational facility custodianship pass you by!

Featured Sessions:

Managing Sports Fields – Grass, Turf & Synthetic Surfaces: Ensuring Top Performance Master the intricacies of sports field maintenance across various materials. This session empowers you to maintain and enhance athletic field quality through best practices in aeration, seeding, and more, ensuring every game is played on a top-notch surface.

Budgeting for Schools – Facilities Dept.: Navigating Financial Challenges with Expertise Delve into the fiscal elements of facility management within educational institutions. Learn to adeptly utilize state accounting codes and develop a robust facilities budget, all while adapting to the challenges of reduced funding.

Construction & Referendum Projects: Steering Through Multi-Million Dollar Ventures Gain a comprehensive understanding of managing large-scale construction projects influenced by facility referenda. This segment prepares you to lead these ventures with insight into planning, execution, and recognizing potential pitfalls and opportunities.

Capital Planning – How to Develop a 5 or 10 Year Plan: Charting the Course for Future Facilities Strategically plan for your school’s future infrastructure needs with a long-term capital plan. This session covers the essentials of prioritizing projects, securing funding, managing tax impact, and effective communication with stakeholders.

Facility Masters Program: Lead With Your Strengths

This class is optional

April 12th | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

In the dynamic field of facilities management, understanding and leveraging your unique strengths isn’t just beneficial—it’s essential. The Missouri School Plant Managers Association (MSPMA) believes that self-awareness and strength optimization are key to excellence in our sector. 

By studying your strengths through tools like StrengthsFinder, you unlock a deeper understanding of your innate talents, which can be harnessed to foster innovation, efficiency, and leadership in managing educational facilities. Whether it’s a knack for problem-solving, exceptional organizational skills, or the ability to inspire and lead teams, recognizing and cultivating these strengths empowers you to contribute more effectively to your school district’s success. Embracing this approach aligns with MSPMA’s commitment to nurturing top-tier facilities leaders who not only excel in their roles but also drive positive change across educational environments. Remember, in the journey of professional development, your greatest assets are the unique strengths you bring to the table.

This Module consists of 8 separate sessions. Some can be attended in person. All will be available via Zoom. 

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