K-12 Schools

Addressing Facility Needs with ESSER Federal Funding
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a big lesson – indoor air quality (IAQ) has a huge impact on keeping buildings, and those who use them, safe and healthy. This has put a bright spotlight on our country’s public schools,...
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IMPACT | The ICS Newsletter | 2021 Q1
The ICS team would like to share the latest edition of our newsletter, IMPACT! In this edition, we've highlighted the new Mora Public Schools high school, the Clearbrook-Gonvick Schools Elementary Addition, and the latest updates from Brainerd Public Schools. These...
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Brainerd Public Schools: Ready for Spring Construction
The ICS team is thrilled for Brainerd Public Schools and all the positive change they've seen as a part of their construction projects over the winter! Congratulations to the administration, teachers, staff at BPS for their flexibility, determination, and commitment...
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ICS Hosts Ready, Set, Relief Webinar Series
Improving our clients’ facilities is at the core of what we do at ICS. But one major factor that can cause hiccups in the process is having enough funding to fuel the project. However, the passing of President Biden’s $1.9...
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Ready, Set, Relief – ESSER Funding Q&A
Q&A about ESSER Funding After the first installment of our Ready, Set, Relief webinar, we received many questions from attendees about this federal funding, what it can be used for, and the next steps they need to take to secure...
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ICS to Host Free Webinar about Build Back Better Plan
With the passing of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic relief bill, many district and community leaders have begun to wonder about how much federal funding will be allocated for K-12 infrastructure, as well as how this is going to impact...
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ICS Sponsors AASA Program
ICS is proud to sponsor the first-ever School Superintendents Association (AASA) certification program held in Minnesota! In collaboration with the Southeast Service Cooperative and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA), we're excited to participate in this interactive professional development...
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Cohasset sees final updates on elementary school, community center, daycare center
This article originally appeared in the Grand Rapids Herald-Review. Cohasset Elementary School is seeing its final phase of construction come to an end, with the Community Center and Daycare Center seeing opening dates in the near future too. Jason Johnson,...
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Brainerd School Board Heaps Praise on Districtwide Construction Crews
The article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. While the Brainerd School District prepares for an unusual and challenging 2020-21 school year, construction crews have been rushing to install $39.5 million in new construction on facilities across the district. The...
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How COVID-19 is Changing the Way Shools Arrange Classrooms & Ventilate Buildings
This article originally appeared in the St. Cloud Times. How do you keep students 6 feet apart in classrooms built for 30? How do you assign lockers so students can maintain social distance? St. Cloud school district partnered with consultants...
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