With President Joe Biden’s major education spending proposals for high-poverty schools and students with disabilities left out of this year’s federal budget, some advocates are already shifting their attention to next year’s cycle. But with even Biden concerned that Republicans could take control of the House — and Congress increasingly unable to pass an annual…

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Comprehensive report identifies potential sites, provides a how-to Five other California districts earmarked employee housing in school bonds that voters passed in the last three years. Forty-six districts are in various states of moving forward with a staff housing project, according to a 150-page report, commissioned by the California School Boards Association, that was released…

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Construction needs more than half a million workers above its current pace of hiring in order to meet demand in 2022, according to an analysis released Wednesday by Associated Builders and Contractors. Predictive models from ABC indicate the industry needs 650,000 additional workers. For every $1 billion in additional construction spending, construction gains 3,900 jobs,…

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With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, U.S. contractors face a triple threat of war, inflation and supply chain snarls as they struggle to source building materials. The conflict is likely to drive fuel, copper and aluminum prices higher, while cargo ships in the area have been halted or delayed. Russia is a major producer of…

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By Bob Nicholson, EHA/MGT Vice President Last month at the February State Allocation Board (SAB) meeting, development impact fees were increased from the 2020 rate of $4.08 to $4.79 per square foot for new residential construction and from $0.66 to $0.78 per square foot for new commercial/industrial construction. This totals to more than a 17%…

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February 12, 2022

Craig McAlpin

We are very pleased to announce that Craig McAlpin, with over 14 years of experience in education and operations, has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting and will be providing fiscal management services. In the past, Craig has overseen a multimillion-dollar districtwide faculty upgrade program, worked to facilitate budget stabilization plans, and has completed budgets for…

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February 12, 2022

Lisa Hayes

Lisa Hayes has over 31 years of experience in K-12 education information systems, Federal and California state reporting, and data governance. We are pleased to announce she has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting. As an accomplished trainer and public speaker, she recently served as an Implementation Specialist for FCMAT/CSIS helping districts, county offices and charter…

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February 12, 2022

Khary Knowles

Khary Knowles, with over 20 years of experience in architecture & construction, has joined EH&A and MGT Consulting. He assumes client relations, business development, and contract development duties. His proven history of restructuring businesses, programs, and projects through improved leadership, organization, and productivity gave him extensive experience in educational and business practices, orchestrating successful multimillion-dollar…

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