James M. Palavin (jpalavin@cfp-planners.com)

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 45 | YEARS WITH CFP: 30

EDUCATION
The Ohio State University, BS, Business Administration, 1978

Jim’s proficiency in classroom management and scheduling produces expert recommendations for classroom utilization guidelines and scheduling best practices. In addition, he designs and develops the firms’ space management software system and the classroom utilization and needs analysis. Prior to joining CFP, Jim was the Assistant Registrar for Scheduling at The Ohio State University (OSU) where he was responsible for classroom technology, classroom scheduling and course information management.   Jim also served as the Senior Academic Planner for Resource Planning and Institutional Analysis at OSU. He was involved in academic space assignments and the biennial capital plans.  In this role he computerized and redesigned the space needs model used for academic planning at the University.