Piedmont Triad Education Consortium Auxiliary Services Conference 2024
April 23, 2024 - September 30, 2024  ·  Guilford Technical Community College Cameron Campus - Building C1

Join North Carolina public school auxiliary service leaders to network and learn about public school maintenance, facilities, transportation, and nutrition services and growing auxiliary service leaders in these areas.

In an effort to bring the best ideas forward, share lessons learned, and to create a leadership pipeline in the area of auxiliary services, we are inviting school and district leaders along with auxiliary services employee to this event.

This event is hosted by Piedmont Triad Education Consortium.

Registration is open to leaders of all North Carolina public school districts.

Piedmont Triad Education Consortium is a North Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance of 17 public school districts - Asheboro City Schools, Caswell County Schools, Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools, Chatham County Schools, Davidson County Schools, Davie County Schools, Guilford County Schools, Lexington City Schools, Montgomery County Schools, Mount Airy City Schools, Randolph County Schools, Rockingham County Schools, Stokes County Schools, Surry County Schools, Thomasville City Schools, Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools, and Yadkin County Schools plus the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Tuesday, April 23
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
From behavioral threat assessment to addressing common challenges in response to an active shooter threat, if one does manifest, this session will examine those concepts and how they can be applied in practice.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Unilike certified professional development (PD), few - if any - districts have a formalized PD approach for classified staff. A framework for auxiliary services PD will be discussed to develop a proposal for a state-wide auxiliary services PD program.
This session will focus on the efficiences in school bus routing accomplished via TIMS - the state's Transportation Information Management System - and what the next generation of TIMS may look like.
The Brunswick County Schools Safety Procedures, with a focus on Unannounced Lockdown Drills and Safety Walkthroughs, help ensure that their school staff and students are as prepared as possible during a crisis situation.
Identifying and understanding the key demographic variables and trends that affect a school district's population and enrollment are key. Each district's future enrollment trends are influenced by ten primary factors.
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
High school athletics Title IX and how it applies to facilities, maintenance, and transportation.
This presentation provides an overview of the things districts and agencies should look at to improve services. What can you change internally to improve outcomes?
Reunification is the least prepared part of most School Crisis planning. It actually can be the most important. The I Love U Guys Foundation is free resource that can help with this daunting task.
ITRE at NC State University helps Boards of Education and other elected officials collaborate on school facility planning topics by offering defensible and data-focused recommendations and analyses.
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Grab-and-Go boxed lunches will be available in the classroom hallway outside of Room 132.
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
During this session, participants will learn how to apply the speaker's risk management recommendations to reduce common liability concerns that may arise in schools.
Buster the Bus is an interactive, remote-controlled miniature version of a school bus. Our presentation will be a rendition of the show that we perform for all 19 of our Elementary Schools.
In 2023, Montgomery County Schools experienced a data breach. This session will include a discussion on steps taken once the cyber attack was identified and how the district leveraged partnerships to overcome.
North Carolina schools have options for how to approach facility improvement projects. This session will explore those options.
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
This workshop offers practical advice on establishing relationships and working with the media to share your story. "
How we go about planning our Capital Outlay Budget for the year and look ahead to long-range facilities plans for the larger ticket items?
Put together the ultimate puzzle. How Davidson County Schools uses TIMS to assign and track bus transportation for approximately 9700 students as well as monitor route times, directions and student capacities.
This presentation will address the materials used with a metal roof system. It will also address the necessary engineering, specifications, drawings, and field inspections needed to insure a metal roof that is structurally sound and will not leak.
Join as we explore school preparedness for unexpected events.

Anthony Cox

Commander Anthony Cox, PE, is the Director of Operations and Maintenance for Hickory City Schools.

Dru Davis

Routing Specialist with Davidson County Schools

Thomas Dudley

Thomas Dudley leads the School Planning group at NC State’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE). Thomas has over 10 years of experience assisting districts though long-range facility planning and student assignment projects.

Teresa Figliuolo

Teresa Figliuolo is the Director of Administration and Safety for Brunswick County Schools.

Brian Godfrey

Land Use Planner

Derek Graham

Derek Graham is a School Transporation Consultant with Graham Counsulting.

Chuck Howard

Metal Roof Consultants is an engineering firm that designs and oversees metal roofing projects for large commercial buildings and schools.

Dionne Jenkins

Dionne Jenkins is the General Counsel to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education, and has served in that capacity since 2016.

Andre' Stewart

Dr. Andre' Stewart currently serves Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools as the chief of operations. He has held this position for nearly three years.

Mitch Taylor

Mitch Taylor is Chief Finance Officer with Montgomery County Schools.

Yvonda Trotter

I have worked for Davidson County Schools for 19 Years. I route buses for several schools and keep up our TIMS map.

Zach Wright

Zach Wright is President of Surry Insurance.

Scott Zigmond

Performance Services Chief Sales & Marketing Officer.

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Guilford Technical Community College Cameron Campus - Building C1, 7908 Leabourne Road, Colfax, NC 27235
Location: Guilford Technical Community College Cameron Campus - Building C1, 7908 Leabourne Road, Colfax, NC 27235