Thursday, January 5, 2012

Clean, Green, and Healthy Schools - Upcoming Tribal Trainin Webinar Series

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 will host a Clean, Green and Healthy Schools webinar series every Wednesday for six weeks starting on January 18, 2012 at 3:30 MST. The webinar series is designed for schools serving tribal communities. School administrators, risk managers, educators, health and safety coordinators, school health professionals, environmental protection personnel, parents of school children, communities, and EPA personnel should plan to attend.

The goal of the webinar series is to provide information and tools for school personnel and EPA personnel to ensure that schools are clean, green and healthy for themselves, school children and their community. Please register to attend. You may attend one or more presentations in the webinar series and there is no cost to attend.

The webinar series will include the following topics:

School Chemical Cleanout & PCBs in Schools
Matt Langenfeld, EPA 1/18/2012 3:30 PM MST

Asbestos & Lead Repair, Renovation and Painting Rule in Schools
Chris Maksimuk, EPA 1/25/2012 3:30 PM MST

Integrated Pest Management & Green Cleaning in Schools
Mike Daniels, Native Integrated Pest Management Consultant North Central Integrated Pesticide Management
Marie Zanowick, EPA
2/1/2012 3:30 PM MST

Recycling, Composting & Gardening in Schools
Virginia Till, EPA
Diane Jourdan, Oneida and Stockbridge Tribe
2/8/2012 3:30 PM MST

Indoor Air in Schools
Mansel Nelson; Graylynn Jaysue Hudson, Northern Arizona University
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
2/15/2012 3:30 PM

Energy & Water Conservation in Schools
Deenise Becenti, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
2/22/2012 3:30 PM MST

Register at:

For additional information:
Matthew M. Langenfeld
U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, Region 8
1595 Wynkoop Street, 8P-P3T
Denver, CO 80202

1 comment:

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