December 12, 2014 / Published in Education
In parenting circles, there’s one question that becomes more and more pressing with the unveiling of each new iPhone: how do we get our kids to spend more time outside? Parents debate the overuse of smartphones and the importance of limiting screen time, and while there are rarely simple solutions, I will say this: there
December 8, 2014 / Published in Education
The phrase “failing public schools” is one we’ve all heard for decades. It becomes a hot-button issue during election season, and then is generally neglected by the same politicians afterwards. The issues are long-standing and of enormous importance, and finding solutions seems intimidating to all but the most dedicated public servants. The major issues are
April 9, 2014 / Published in Education
On Saturday, April 5, 2014, DCG’s Jerry Matranga co-presented a workshop at the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) annual Conference & School Business Expo. Jerry presented along-side Marilyn Cleveland, Attorney at Law with Dannis Woliver Kelley, and Brianna García and Suzanne Speck, Director of Management Consulting Services and Associate Vice President (respectively) of School Services of California, Inc.
February 26, 2014 / Published in Education
Dutra Cerro Graden is proud to have recently assisted Solano Community College in acquiring a former auto dealership in Vallejo which enabled Solano College to enhance their automotive program. According to the Times-Herald article by Sarah Rohrs, “The new quarters give the fledgling program a lot more room to bolster student enrollment and expand with
For the third year in a row, DCG will co-present a workshop at the Annual Conference & California School Business Expo held by California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO). On Saturday, April 5, 2014, DCG will join Marilyn Cleveland, Attorney at Law at DANNIS WOLIVER KELLEY and Suzanne Speck, Associate Vice President at School
As part of our company commitment to Creating Communities of Value™, DCG donated 40 gift bags to support the Newark Unified School District’s annual event to honor the dedicated team of teachers, principals, support staff, and leadership staff that are integral in the District’s success. This year the event’s theme was “Building a Brighter Future”,
July 3, 2013 / Published in Education
On Monday, July 1, 2013, an article by Chris De Benedetti of The Argus, highlighted the recent sale of New Haven Unified School District’s former Cabello Elementary School with the assistance of DCG. The article points out that the property sold well above the estimated price, and the funds will help the District rebound from
June 14, 2013 / Published in Education
After closing the Cabello Student Support Center several years ago, the New Haven Unified School District was faced with the imperative of selling the Cabello Student Support Center to generate funds to help offset the District’s ongoing cash challenges caused by continuing state cuts to the education budget, and to assure that the contemplated use
Dutra Cerro Graden is proud to announce that the company is partnering with School Services of California on several workshops that provide important information on the basics of asset management. The workshops are for districts that have surplus property or a need for additional property. Topics will cover the basics of asset management, as well
February 28, 2013 / Published in Education
Dutra Cerro Graden has released a Request for Proposals on behalf of the New Haven Unified School District in an effort to sell the District’s Cabello Student Support Center located at 4500 Cabello Street in Union City, CA. The District’s objectives are as follows: to sell the site to generate funds to help offset the
DCG’s Dominic Dutra and Jerry Matranga will be co-present a workshop with Marilyn Cleveland of Dannis Woliver Kelly at the 2013 Annual Conference & California School Business Expo held by California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) in Long Beach, CA. The workshop is titled, “A strategic approach to asset management: Navigating its legal and
Dominic Dutra and Jerry Matranga will be partnering with Maureen Evans of School Services of California (SSC) and Dr. Dave Marken, Superintendent of Newark Unified School District, at the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Annual Education Conference and Trade Show on December 1, 2012. The joint presentation will provide participants with three to five of