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By DGS Public Affairs on 6/3/2013 8:02 AM
rendering of new school.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Deputy Executive Officer Juan Mireles joined local officials in a groundbreaking ceremony on May 29 for the Mark Keppel Elementary School in Glendale.
By DGS Public Affairs on 5/22/2013 11:30 AM
photo of school construction site.The State Allocation Board (SAB) announced today that it has awarded approximately $520 million for shovel-ready school construction projects across the state. The state matching funds will help finance 230 school construction projects within 92 school districts. Funds for these projects are provided by bonds authorized under Propositions 1A, 1D, 47 and 55.

 

By DGS Public Affairs on 5/13/2013 5:42 AM
photo of Rancho Mirage campus.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a dedication ceremony on May 10 for the new Rancho Mirage High School in Rancho Mirage.

The new facility in Riverside County provides learning space for 2,484 Palm Springs Unified School District students, while the construction of the school bolstered the local economy through the creation of approximately 950 jobs and the purchase of building materials.
By DGS Public Affairs on 4/29/2013 8:58 AM
photo of Hilda Solis Learning AcademyThe Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 26 for the Hilda L. Solis Learning Academy in Los Angeles.
By DGS Public Affairs on 2/20/2013 6:53 AM
photo of schoolThe Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 15 for the Walnut Park Middle School in Walnut Park.
By DGS Public Affairs on 2/20/2013 6:44 AM
photo of schoolThe Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a dedication ceremony on February 15 for the reconstructed Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Anaheim.
By DGS Public Affairs on 11/7/2012 12:37 PM
Photo of people at groundbreaking ceremony.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman (pictured second from right) joined local officials in a groundbreaking ceremony recently for Bella Vista Elementary in Desert Hot Springs.

The project will provide 725 Palm Springs Unified School District elementary students a place to learn, while the construction of the school bolsters the local economy through the creation of approximately 500 school construction jobs and the purchase of building materials.
By DGS Public Affairs on 11/1/2012 4:57 AM
Drawing of Academy building.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials today to cut the ribbon and open the new Dr. Lawrence H. Moore Math, Science, Technology Academy in Los Angeles.

The new academy gives 800 Los Angeles Unified School District students a place to learn, while the construction of the school bolstered the local economy through the creation of almost 600 jobs and the purchase of building materials.
By DGS Public Affairs on 10/10/2012 11:34 AM
photo of Edison school.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a rededication ceremony recently at Thomas A. Edison Elementary School in Santa Ana.
By DGS Public Affairs on 10/5/2012 6:41 AM
Photo of school banner.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for the new Lucille Roybal-Allard Elementary School in Huntington Park.

The project provides 560 Los Angeles Unified School District students a place to learn, while the construction of the school bolsters the local economy through the creation of more than 1,000 jobs and the purchase of building materials.
By DGS Public Affairs on 10/2/2012 11:50 AM
photo of anderson school.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a grand opening ceremony on September 28 for the Gregg Anderson Academy Elementary School in Palmdale.
By DGS Public Affairs on 9/27/2012 10:24 AM
Photo of school.The Office of Public School Construction’s (OPSC) Executive Officer Lisa Silverman joined local officials in a grand opening ceremony September 22 for the new Heritage High School Agricultural Research Center in Menifee.

The project provides 602 Perris Union High School District students a place to learn agricultural career skills, while the construction of the school bolsters the local economy through the creation of approximately 80 jobs and the purchase of building materials.
By DGS Public Affairs on 9/4/2012 9:49 AM
photo of Lisa SilvermanLisa Silverman (pictured right), Executive Officer of the Office of Public School Construction (OPSC), attended the August 31 grand opening at the McCollam County Annex School in San Jose.

The School Facility Program project provided four classrooms at a Special Education Center for Santa Clara County Office of Education students. The construction of the school bolstered the local economy through the purchase of materials and hiring a workforce for construction.
By DGS Public Affairs on 8/23/2012 12:20 PM
photo of groundbreaking event.The Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) took part in a groundbreaking ceremony today for the new Dr. Mildred Dalton Henry Elementary School in San Bernardino. The project will provide 564 San Bernardino City Unified School District students a place to learn, while the construction of the school will bolster the local economy through the purchase of materials and hiring a workforce for construction.

Lisa Silverman (pictured far left), Executive Officer of the Office of Public School Construction, helped district officials break ground for the new school.
By DGS Public Affairs on 6/27/2012 11:02 AM
photo of school constructionThe State Allocation Board (SAB) announced today that it has awarded approximately $637.6 million for shovel-ready school construction projects across the state. The state matching funds will help finance 198 school construction projects within 96 school districts. Funds for these projects are provided by bonds authorized under Propositions 1A, 1D, 47 and 55. 
By DGS Public Affairs on 5/21/2012 4:41 AM
Cesar Diaz, 35, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the State Allocation Board. (The Department of General Services' Office of Public School Construction serves as staff to the State Allocation Board).
By DGS Public Affairs on 3/5/2012 6:35 AM
DGS LogoLisa Silverman, 45, of Pilot Hill, has been appointed executive officer for the Office of Public School Construction at the California Department of General Services, where she has served as acting executive officer since 2010.