Even when custodial functions are mistakenly not considered highly technical services, they are, nevertheless, critical to educational facility operations. Administrators and supervisors at each school district and community college should develop and implement custodial programs that achieve the following objectives:
Ensure that facilities are safe, clean, orderly, and attractive with regards to general building usage.
Create educational environments and learning spaces that are well cared for, enhance school or college programs, and reflect the general public’s values in education and concern for its capital investment in educational facilities.
Preform general housekeeping and other support functions on a regular and as needed basis.
Foster a sense of professionalism and pride among custodial staff.