National Back to School Month

August 3, 2021


The first day of school is around the corner, and now is the perfect time to get involved in this year’s Back to School Month! Safety is now more important than ever, especially with the COVID-19 Delta variant on the …

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Community Engagement at Your University

Community Engagement at Your University

January 20, 2021


Community engagement (also referred to as civic engagement or service learning) is the mindful, active involvement in your local community. While civic engagement focuses specifically on one’s responsibilities as a citizen, community engagement is focused more on one’s responsibilities as …

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For more ways to enhance your school’s strategic planning, reach out to Vanguard Resources today on our website or by calling 1-800-211-8848.

Making Your School More Energy Efficient

January 12, 2021


Class in the Grass  Having class outside is always a fun option but it can also help you save money as you can shut off the lights and technology while not in the classroom. LEDs over CFLs  LEDs are a …

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Small children with face mask back at school after covid-19 quarantine and lockdown.

Safely Reopening Your School

October 21, 2020


As we’ve seen across the country, schools are slowly starting to open back up. Some have experienced success stories and others the opposite. Looking at the successes, here are a few key components of safely reopening your school. The most …

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Creating an Effective Hazardous Communication Program

August 28, 2019


Many industries can present hazards for employees in the form of toxic chemicals. Employers and managers can mitigate this risk is by implementing an effective communication program. Employers that have hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required by the Occupational …

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Prepare Your School for an Active Shooter

August 21, 2019


As students prepare to return to class, it’s important campus security personnel outline a plan to train faculty, staff and students for active shooter situations. To be adequately prepared, institutions must include everyone in training and drills, not just their …

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How to Maintain an Eco-Friendly Campus

August 14, 2019


In recent years, colleges and universities have started taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint. What and how colleges choose to repurpose and recycle plays an important role in a school’s sustainability and a facilities manager can help implement and …

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Playground Safety

September 27, 2011


The playground is a wonderful place – one that sets the stage for a child’s positive social and intellectual growth. An often idyllic setting, it creates the back drop for many a fond childhood memory. However, playgrounds can also be …

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Back to School Safety Made Simple

September 8, 2011


With a new school year begun, parents, children and motorists should take time to review some key rules and guidelines to make the school year a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some quick tips from Vanguard Resources’ educational safety …

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