Superintendent’s Facility Advisory Committee

The Superintendent’s Facilities Advisory Committee provides recommendations to Des Moines Public Schools on efficient use of the statewide sales tax for school infrastructure, along with other facility-related issues.

Areas identified by the committee as top priorities for school renovations include:

  • Safety and security
  • Replacement of obsolete, inefficient, or worn out equipment or systems
  • Money saving strategies
  • Improvements to buildings which have not received major improvements
  • Technology infrastructure upgrades
  • Improvements to enhance research-based student achievement
  • Ability to adjust to educational program changes