Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Don't Delay! Register Today for the Healthy School Environments Across Texas Training

Are you interested in boosting student performance and decreasing rates of asthma among students and staff? Do you wish to stand out as a leader in children’s environmental health, while simultaneously saving money?

If so, attend EPA's FREE training on the impact of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in schools across Texas. This meeting will provide a comprehensive overview of why green and healthy school buildings should be a priority in every district, and provide concrete action steps on how to save money, improve health and decrease student and staff absenteeism through simple, low-cost actions.

What: Healthy School Environments Across Texas
Day 1: April 23, 2012, 12 – 7 p.m.
Day 2: April 24, 2012, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Special Events Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard, Garland, TX 75040.
Learn from IEQ experts and collaborate with peers from neighboring districts on how to create and maintain green and healthy schools.

Learn how to:

    • Implement proactive IEQ management actions to protect student and staff health.
    • Make the connection between healthy buildings and academic achievement.
    • Conduct thorough school walkthroughs to identify and address indoor air quality issues.
    • Integrate IEQ and energy efficiency into building operations and maintenance activities, including facility design, construction and renovation.
    • Control indoor pollutants, such as mold and moisture, pesticides and other asthma triggers.
    • Get buy-in from your school community, leverage existing assets and secure sustainable funding for long-term success.

Register today!

AIA Health, Safety & Welfare Learning Units available.
REFP credits automatically available through online registration.

Event Contact:
Stacy Murphy, EPA Region 6: 214-665-7116 or

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