Aspiring, new and old superintendents all want to have the BEST school facilities that are possible. This fifth edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the market today in the planning of educational facilities. A full chapter is devoted to school bond referendums, along with a ten step proven process that has helped one of the authors achieve a 90+% passage rate with a yes vote average of 74%. This text is a must for all university educational leadership programs as well as a great resource for superintendents, facility directors, and school business managers.
Dr. Richard Bauscher has been a school superintendent for 23 years as well as serving as an assistant superintendent in Washington, a principal and an athletic director in Idaho. He spent 8 years as a full time educational consultant working with architect firms, school districts, state departments and other state agencies in the northwestern states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Rich has currently assisted 63 school districts (1990-2017) in passing their levies with a 90% success rate [63 of 70 levies have passed] with an average passage rate of 73.9%. He has been involved for 15 years with the assessment of school facilities, as well as 30 years with many school construction projects including new buildings, remodels, additions and their respective designs. Rich is currently an Associate Professor in the Educational Leadership department for the University of Idaho and he remains as an educational consultant with his Facility Planners firm.
Dr. Mike Poe has been an administrator for 35 years in a variety of settings including middle school, high school and university levels. He has been involved with numerous school construction projects including new buildings, remodels and additions. Mike is currently a Professor and the Program Director for Educational Leadership at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho.