Best Practices

The 2010 Legislature Session, SB 2 Minimum School Program and Public Education Budget Amendments enacted that “Legislature intends that the State Board of Education develop a plan to create a website where best practices and studies of school districts and charter schools may be posted for the purposes of facilitating and encouraging innovation, cost-savings, and productivity.” 

The following provides information to facility and facility safety related Best Practices.

Best Practices Acceptable Use Policy

2013 Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide for Utah Schools

Along with the emergency preparedness guidelines being mandated in Administrative Rule R277-400, it is considered a guideline for best practice, relative to school safety and security.

School Construction Resource Manual
Along with the resource manual being mandated in Utah State Code 53A-20 and Administrative Rule R277-471, it is considered best practice for construction and facility related safety for K-12 public school facilities in Utah.

2004 School Building Maintenance and Operations: Best Practices for Controlling Energy Costs

Building Safety and Security