Monday, August 6, 2012

Asthma in Schools Webinar: How to Form Strategic Collaborations to Improve Student Asthma Care

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Did you know effective asthma management in schools could improve student health and performance?

Learn more by registering for the Green Strides Strategic Collaboration for Effective Asthma Management in Schools webinar on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, from 2 – 3 p.m. EDT. Leading asthma experts will discuss best practices for asthma management in schools and how they collaborated with key partners to expand the reach of their school-based asthma management programs.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Discover strategies for identifying and collaborating with a diverse set of community partners to improve asthma management in schools.
  • Understand the connection between effective asthma management in schools and green and healthy learning environments.
  • Learn how controlling asthma in schools can lead to improved academic performance.
  • Hear unique perspectives and tactics for increasing community awareness about asthma’s impact on students and how to effectively control it.
  • Gain answers to your questions about comprehensive school-based asthma management programs from leading asthma experts.

Speakers:

  • Teresa Lampmann, Coordinating Manager, The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey.
  • Marilyn Hammett, Coordinator of Health Services, Louisiana Recovery School District.
  • Kitty Hernlen, Assistant Professor, Georgia Health Sciences University.

Facilitator:

  • Tracy Washington Enger, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Please note: This webinar will last approximately 60 minutes with a 30 minute Question and Answer session with the speakers on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org's Discussion Forum immediately following the webinar. To participate in the online discussion, you must be a member of AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org. To join, go to AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org, and click "Join Now" in the top right-hand side of the screen.

You will also need a high-speed Internet connection and a telephone line to interact with speakers and other participants. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.


Questions?
If you have any questions about the IAQ Tools for Schools guidance, please contact the IAQ Tools for Schools Connector Coordinator at IAQTfSConnector@cadmusgroup.com.

The IAQ Tools for Schools guidance is designed to help schools maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting and preventing IAQ problems. Learn more about the IAQ Tools for Schools guidance at http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/.

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