Creating More Classroom Space During COVID.

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Need more classroom space in your school? Or more space for social distancing in your office, museum, library, or other facility?

You might not need to build an addition! Consider gaining space by consolidating storage.

Our innovative solutions allow you to:

  • Free Up Space for Social Distancing
  • Optimize space
  • Easily access stored items
  • Free up space for other uses

The American Rescue Plan may provide funds to your school. You may want to use the money to consolidate storage and get organized post-COVID! Here’s how Spacesaver can help.

If you’re wondering how to best leverage American Rescue Plan funds, you’re not alone. The ARP is a stimulus package that supports pandemic recovery efforts, and like many government programs, it can be a bit difficult to understand.

We’re here to help! Spacesaver Storage Solutions has been a trusted partner to schools, museums, and other institutions for a long time, and we’ve been your “Partner in Preparedness” throughout the pandemic.

ARP funding can be used in a variety of settings and situations across a broad range of state, local, and tribal institutions and organizations. For instance, funds can help schools create space for social distancing, help libraries and museums reopen safely, and support public safety agencies.

Making More Classroom Space

When COVID created the need for social distancing and smaller class sizes at school , staff needed to relocate the institution’s archive to make room for social distancing.

Securely & Compactly Store New Technology Purchased with ARP Funds

Are you using ARP funding to purchase new devices or support new technological capacity at your school, library, or workplace? You’ll need a place to securely store devices and associated supplies and equipment.

A school’s archives are an important reflection of happenings in the larger society beyond school grounds. When viewed years later, items like yearbooks, student newspapers, school board minutes, and even lunch menus help show how students and teachers reacted to and were shaped by historical events.
Archives are very important way to educate students about history from the perspective of their own school. Alumni and parents also enjoy visiting the archives.

Here is one way Spacesaver helped increase learning space.

The Challenge

Moving School Archives to a Smaller Space

When COVID created the need for social distancing and smaller class sizes, staff at a school had to relocate the institution’s archives to make more classroom space. The new location was more convenient to staff offices, but it was significantly smaller.

They knew from the beginning that they needed professional design help. We recommended Nantucket Drawers and Trays.

Nantucket Drawers and Trays provide museum-quality storage on a budget. In this school archive, they store letter jackets, student work, posters, and more.

The Solution

Designing School Archives to Save Space

They called the a Spacesaver consultant, who visited the school, answered questions, and shared insights about room layouts. They decided on static shelving fitted with Nantucket Drawers and Trays and counter-height file cabinets that do double duty as display.

The Results

A Consolidated, Accessible Archive

Now it’s much easier to access items in the collection. Students can study school newspapers, yearbooks, and records from decades past to understand how happenings at the school reflected historic events in the United States. Parents and alumni can view

Want specifics? Call us today! We can help you navigate the ARP and support your pandemic recovery efforts.



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