The Illinois Association of School Boards
IASB PRESS RELEASES
Good School Maintenance, Fourth Edition
Publisher: Illinois Association of School Boards, Service Associates
James B. Fritts, Senior Editor
300 pages, soft cover; October 2008
$50 (IASB members, $40) plus $5 per order for shipping
Good School Maintenance has been a bible for thousands of physical plant managers since it was first published by the Illinois Association of School Boards in 1976. Now IASB Service Associates have issued a Fourth Edition that is completely updated and expanded to address an even wider range of issues.
The 300-page book provides both programs and procedures for taking care of buildings, grounds and equipment. In addition, Good School Maintenance now provides guidance for policy makers and managers in planning and evaluating their maintenance efforts. The book is a product of dozens of subject-area experts whose work has been coordinated by Senior Editor James B. Fritts, the author of another IASB best-seller, Essentials of Illinois School Finance.
The unique structure of the manual encourages its use as:
The manual is divided into five sections that cover:
The book concludes with an index arranged alphabetically by subject, a new feature with the Fourth Edition designed to help the user locate all relevant information on specific topics. The book is also drilled so that it can be inserted into a three-ring binder with other maintenance reference materials.
Good School Maintenance is available from IASB Publications, 2921 Baker Drive, Springfield, IL 62703. Telephone 217/528-9688, extension 1108; fax 217/528-2831. Price is $50 ($40 for IASB members) plus $5 per order for shipping.
The book also may be purchased through the Association's online bookstore at www.iasb.com/shop/.
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