SECTION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND JOB POSTINGS
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Report Card for Pennsylvania's Infrastructure Featured Category - Schools
Pennsylvania School Funding Debt is 2nd Highest in the Country
Statewide, school districts are spending $500 million less than the recommended standard for public school facility operation and maintenance each year. Additionally, the school funding debt in Pennsylvania is double the national average and is the second highest in the country. Despite the funding gap, most schools are in good condition with some repairs needed and capacity is sufficient. However, many older school buildings are in need of lead paint and asbestos remediation. Reportedly, half of Pennsylvania’s school districts do not have an asset management plan for their schools. Nevertheless, the Commonwealth remains a leader in the construction of energy efficient school facilities with over 100 LEED certified schools. More funding and focus on condition as well as on-going maintenance and operation of facilities is needed for school infrastructure to be considered fit for the future.
***We will be featuring a category from the Report Card each month, so check back regularly.***
2018 Report Card for PA's Infrastructure Has Been Released!
All grades and supporting information can be found by clicking the image below.
Volunteer Positions are Available Within the ASCE Central PA 2019-2020 Board of Directors
Legislative Committee Chair
Central PA Section Member Michelle E. Madzelan, P.E. Elevated to ASCE Fellow
The ASCE Central PA Section congratulates Michelle on this prestigious honor!
More information about Ms. Madzelan can be found here.
The 2017 Report Card for America's Infrastructure Is Now Available, the Overall Grade... D+
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Dream Big: Engineering Our World - ASCE's First Feature Film!
All around the world, engineers are pushing the limits of ingenuity and innovation in unexpected, imaginative, and amazing ways. Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a giant-screen film about engineering, will take viewers on a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds. Along the way, the audience will witness how today’s engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow.
More information about the film can be found here.
The ASCE Central PA Section would like to Extend a Special Thank You to Our 2018 - 2019 Section Sponsors
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