Connecticut School Buildings & Grounds Association
A network of school facility professionals focused on safe, clean, healthy and green schools.
Annual Asbestos Training Program

CSBGA, in partnership with Mystic Air Quality Consultants, is offering the Annual Asbestos Program.  This program is for Asbestos Designated Persons, Accredited Asbestos Inspectors and Accredited Management Planners.

The morning session will cover:
  • Federal and State Asbestos Re-Cap: Impact on CT School Asbestos Management  (TSCA and AHERA Revisions and CT DEEP Divestiture of Asbestos NESHAP Back to EPA Region 1)
  • NEW CT DPH Three Year Re-Inspection Report Form, Attention to Written Recommendations for Cleaning 19a-333-8
  • State Outreach Program (New Website Format and Utility)
  • Record Keeping After Response Actions and Incorporation into Management Plans (Amending Management Plans)
  • Quiz

The afternoon session will cover

  • Worksheets for Preparation for 3 Year Re-Inspections (Incorporation of NESHAP Inspection Data)
  • Management Plan Designs for New Schol Buildings (Interim Management Plans for Temporary Uee of Buildings as Schools)
  • Quiz

Based on your training designation, you must attend the sessions listed below in order to receive your Certificate of Attendance.  
  • Designated Persons:  Mandatory 4 Hour Morning Session/Elective: Stay for the Afternoon
  • Accredited Inpsectors:  Mandatory 4 Hour Morning/Elective: Stay for the Afternoon
  • Accredited Management Planners: Mandatory Attendance for the Full Day Program.

A complimentary registration fee for this educational program, like all others, is one of the many benefits of being a CSBGA member. A continental breakfast and lunch will be available. This course alone is worth the cost of your annual membership dues. Non-members will be charged $400 for the full program or $190 for the morning session.
  An invoice will be sent and credit for the program will not be given until payment is made in full. CSBGA accepts MasterCard, VISA and American Express.

    Click here to register

      2018 Annual Golf Tournament

      May 17th 2018 is the CSBGA 12th Annual Golf Tournament. This event supports the CSBGA Scholarship Program.

      This year the tournament will be at Hop Meadow Country Club, a private course, in Simsbury, CT. This course is one of central Connecticut's finest private clubs.  Set amid stunning natural beauty, the 6,915 yard, par 72 course offers interest and challenge for the most experienced players while remaining a fun and accessible course to beginning and intermediate golfers.

      We encourage you to attend this event, which includes a great day of golf, camaraderie, refreshments, dinner and prizes. Scoring will be based on a scramble format starting at 11:00 am.

      The tournament promises to be another fun day on the course.  Please register your foursome, secure your sponsorship and make your donations TODAY! 

      Click here to register.


      Click here to view photos from the 2017 Vendor Day.


      The CSBGA was founded in 1974, and as a professional trade organization, we have worked through the years to encourage School Facilities Directors, Custodial & Maintenance Supervisors, School Business Officials and suppliers to work together respectfully and professionally, developing a proud tradition in the process.  You can depend on the CSBGA to help build and strengthen your future. At the CSBGA, we all work together to help strengthen all our futures.

      What We Do:

      ♦  Keeping Abreast of State Regulations
      ♦  Annual Refresher for Asbestos Certification
      ♦  Certified Building Operator
      ♦  Green Cleaning Initiative Round Tables
      ♦  Lead Paint Requirement Workshops

      Education & Training

      ♦  Facility Manager Certification Program
      ♦  Attend seminars and workshops on new technologies in the field
      ♦  Educational excursions to local cutting edge facilities
      ♦  Access to important publications relating to your personal training and development

      Annual Vendor Tradeshows

      ♦  View the latest in facility products and services
      ♦  Develop important vendor relationship
      ♦  Participate in professional development sessions

      Networking for School Facilities

      ♦  Attend regularly scheduled meetings to share information and generate new ideas and develop lasting relatinships with other professional colleagues
      ♦  Partnerships with University of Hartford and Institute for Sustainable Energy

      Innovative Programs

      ♦  Use of LinkedIn and Web-based discussion forum/interactive website to provide membership a means to share and connect through documents, comment sharing and links
      ♦  Collabortion and partnership with other associations and organizations to facilitate sustainability in Safe, Clean, Healthy and GREEN School Facilities
      ♦  F.A.S.T (Facility Assistance & Support Team)
      ♦  Annual Scholarship Fund

      Upcoming Programs

      CSBGA - March 21, 2018
      Annual Asbestos Training Program
      Courtyard by Marriott, 4 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell
      Click here to register.

      CSBGA - April 25, 2018
      Retro Commissioning with Colliers International
      Courtyard by Marriott, 4 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell
      Registration will be available soon.

      CSBGA - May 16, 2018
      Tour of Corbin Russwin
      Berlin, CT
      Registration will be available soon.

      CSBGA - June 20, 2018

      Lead Renovator Training

      Fuss & O'Neill, 146 Hartford Rd, Manchester
      Registration will be available soon.

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      Resource and Industry Links

      Links to documents and presentations has been moved to the Members Section.