The Operational Services Department oversees the maintenance and operations of the 4.8 million square feet of Boulder Valley School District facilities as well as the safety and security of staff and students and daily transportation.
From the moment that Boulder Valley School District bus drivers arrive at work, until the end of their day – safety is the focus. Learn about some new protocols that BVSD Transportation is implementing to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students, but especially our youngest riders.
Every afternoon, after a full day of fixing buses, Boulder Valley School District mechanic Andrew Thompson drops whatever he is doing and gets behind the wheel of a BVSD bus. He is one of dozens of Transportation department employees who are currently pulling double duty – working overtime to help fill the gap caused by a statewide bus driver shortage.
In January, veteran Boulder Valley School District bus driver Jim Neville was honored by the Boulder Police Department for helping to locate a five-year-old girl who was lost while walking home on a very cold and snowy October day.
The turning color of the leaves and cooling temperatures are sure signs that Fall is here. Before we know it, snow and ice are certain to return too – and Boulder Valley School District is ready. An entire team at the district is prepared to monitor snowstorms, evaluate road conditions, shovel sidewalks, plow parking lots and ultimately make the big decision to delay or close schools, if necessary.
Thanks to renovations completed through the 2014 bond-funded construction program, schools have been able to invest in modernizing learning environments to support 21st Century learning.
Over the past several years we have collected indoor air quality data from all schools. This data is evaluated to make recommendations for changes to building operations and occupant behavior and to identify facility renovations to improve indoor air quality.