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School Modernizations in the District of Columbia are managed through a collaboration between the Department of General Services and the District of Columbia Public Schools.  A key component of a school modernization or new construction is the establishment and implementation of a School Improvement Team (SIT) during the planning and construction phase of the modernization.  During the planning, design, and construction phases that the school improvement team is engaged, DCPS and DGS will play unique roles:

Role of DC Public Schools

To lead the programming development, education specifications, community engagement and design approval of the building.

Role of School Improvement Teams (SIT)

A School Improvement Team (SIT) is established at every school where a major capital project (to include modernization, school replacement, addition, renovation or remodeling) is scheduled within the next 1-2 fiscal years...  Learn More

Role of the Department of General Services

To provide technical and project management facilitation of major school modernization or new construction.

Capital Improvement Plan Process

Capital Improvement Plan Prioritization 

Click Here to find out how school modernizations were prioritized for fiscal years 2018-2023. 

Click Here to find out how school modernizations will be prioritized for fiscal years 2024 and beyond. 

Click Here to view the Master Facility Plan (MFP), the tool we use to gather enrollment projections in order to develop Educational Specifications (EdSpecs) 

Modernization Manual

Click here to access the DCPS Modernization Manual.

SIT Calendar

Click Here to find out when the next SIT meeting is for your school