Gaylord Community Schools

Here’s why they made the switch.

Gaylord Community Schools is a K-12 public school district located in northern lower Michigan. Their district encompasses approximately 265 square miles, including portions of Otsego, Antrim, and Crawford counties.

They are a quality learning community and provide their students with a rigorous and relevant academic program enhanced by an array of co-curricular and athletic opportunities. GCS welcomes all students to become part of their outstanding learning community.

FMX has helped us simplify our internal maintenance processes and streamline event scheduling for everyone. None of this was possible with SchoolDude.

Challenges with SchoolDude

Gaylord Community Schools used SchoolDude for several years to support their event scheduling and facilities maintenance processes but were never truly satisfied. The school found that it was not suited for the public to use for event scheduling due to its challenging interface, and for the same reason, the maintenance team was unable to do their job successfully.

FMX: The solution

After implementing FMX, Gaylord Community Schools has seen a drastic change in their event scheduling and maintenance processes. Compared to SchoolDude, FMX’s interface is easy enough for community members to schedule events, teachers and other faculty to submit requests, and the maintenance team to successfully tend to and close out work orders.

This keeps everyone on the same page and allows for transparency amongst the school and external requesters. To top it off, Gaylord Community Schools has seen a drastic difference in the Customer Support teams, with FMX being much more hands-on and helpful during the implementation and for other needs. Overall, FMX listens and addresses their needs promptly whenever they arise.