Buildings and grounds staff attend operations and maintenance conference

Buildings and Grounds staff who attended conferenceNearly a dozen Schuylerville Central School District buildings and grounds staff attended the 67th Annual Operations and Maintenance Conference at Maple Avenue Middle School in Saratoga on Thursday, April 5.

The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Stephen Birchak, a professor, novelist and motivational speaker. Birchak spoke about the power of positivity and how to use it to tackle everyday stress.

This annual training is part of the district’s effort to keep its staff current on policies and techniques. The event included several workshops that Schuylerville staff attended, including:

  • Basic HVAC Equipment Preventative Maintenance Procedures
  • Touch-free Disinfection and Sanitizing for All Surfaces
  • Playground Maintenance and Inspections
  • Organics Versus Synthetic Fertilizers
  • Cleaning and Controlling Odor with Aqueous Ozone