Keeping schools safe -- Mark Eckert

School security guards and custodial and maintenance workers keep our public schools safe, healthy places to learn.

Mark Eckert (left), a custodian at Tinc Road Elementary School in Mount Olive. This former Marine explains how thanks to their expertise in the building trades, custodial and maintenance workers save districts thousands of dollars a year. Mark is the vice-president of the Mount Olive Education Association.