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

 The 2019 Scholarship Applications are Available


The Connecticut School Building and Grounds Association, CSBGA, has established yearly scholarships for children, grandchildren and legal dependents of regular members who plan to attend, or are attending, two- or four-year colleges to obtain an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree of their choice.  The CSBGA and all its members wish to help students continue their education by offering scholarships.

 

Any high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior who is a child, grandchild or legal dependent of a CSBGA member is eligible to apply for the scholarships.  A total of $10,000 will be disbursed to up to twelve (12) individuals based on the selection criteria.  Click here for the application.

Scholarship awards will be made payable to the individual recipients once they have submitted proof of attendance for each semester.  A letter of attendance from the college or university’s president, dean or bursar confirming enrollment for a semester or transcripts must be submitted to the organization’s treasurer prior to the release of scholarship money.  The full scholarship amount will be paid in two payments in January or May of the calendar year.

 

A Scholarship Timeline application is now available on our CSBGA website for download.  Hard copies of completed applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2019

 

They must be mailed to: 
Claudio Bazzano, CSBGA Scholarship Program Director, 106 Bascom Road, Lebanon, CT 06249

 

 

The Connecticut School Building and Grounds Association hopes that you will make an application for our scholarships! $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


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TEE Time with CSBGA


May 15 2019 is the date of the CSBGA 13th Annual Golf Tournament. This event supports the CSBGA Scholarship Program.

 

The tournament will be at Hop Meadow Country Club, a private course, in Simsbury, CT. We encourage you to attend this event, which includes a great day of golf, camaraderie, refreshments, dinner and prizes. 


Hop Meadow Country Club is one of central Connecticut's finest private clubs. It is home to a Championship Geoffrey Cornish designed 18-hole golf course. 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.


The tournament starts with a Shotgun start at 11:00 am and promises to be another fun day on the course.  Please register your foursome, secure your sponsorship and make your donations TODAY!


The CSBGA thanks you for your continuing support. We anticipate another successful tournament and look forward to hearing from you. See you on May 15th at Hop Meadow Country Club!


Click here to download the registration form.

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Click here to view photos from the 2018 CSBGA Golf Tournament.
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Click here to view photos from the 2017 Vendor Day.
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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 20, 2019

Asbestos Training
Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

Click here to register.


CSBGA - April 17, 2019

OSHA 10 Hour
General Industry Training Session Part II
Fuss & O'Neill, Manchester

Must have attended Part I held in January.


CSBGA - May 15, 2019

CSBGA Golf Tournament, Hop Meadow Country Club, 85 Firetown Road Simsbury, CT

Click here for the registration form.


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Investment in Nation's School Buildings
Falls Woefully Short, Report Finds

The article, written byClick here for the article.

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Resource and Industry Links


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


Click here for the Gordian Powerpoint Slides from the September Program on
Job Contracting