Robert Lawrence Passes Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) Credentialing Exam

APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities, and the Goochland County Public Schools are proud to announce that Robert Lawrence, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor and HVAC Technician, has received the prestigious Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential. The CEFP is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field.

“Very few K-12 facilities management professional possess this credential,” explained Dr. Peter Gretz, Assistant Superintendent for Business Operations. “In pursuing and passing this extremely rigorous program and examination, Rob has demonstrated a truly exemplary knowledge base and committment to ongoing professional development that will assure GCPS maintains cutting edge relevancy the world of energy and building management and educational stewardship.”

Mr. Lawrence has been instrumental in the development of the division’s capital improvement plan through his active participation in the school board’s facilities and energy conservation committees.

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