Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New Interactive Webinar Series Begins May 21, 2013!

New Interactive Webinar Series Begins May 21, 2013!

Designed to meet the needs of your entire school community!
- Facility Managers
- School Nurses
- Custodial Staff
- Teachers
- District Administrators
- Support Staff
- Principals
- School Board Members

Webinar 1 - Assessment and Team Building
May 21, 2013                  3:00 PM EDT               Register Now

This free webinar kicks off a series of eight informative, one-hour sessions that focus on voluntary, low or no-cost steps that you can take to create healthier environments in your schools. Each webinar features school health experts and district personnel from across the country presenting real-life examples and solutions. Join us for this webinar to:

·         Explore essential building blocks of a model school environmental health program
·         Learn key aspects of effective school environmental health assessment
·         Discover strategies for building strong environmental health teams in your school or district
·         Hear sensible steps award-winning Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District in Carrollton, Texas took to enhance environmental health conditions in its schools.

Featured presenters:
Stacy Murphy, EPA Region 6 Schools Coordinator
Stacy Murphy has been with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 for seven years and serves as the Schools Coordinator for the region. His focus is the dissemination of detailed guidance on the proven strategies, organizational approaches and leadership styles that are fundamental to improving school environments.  Mr. Murphy’s experience includes project management, program development, facilitation, and providing training through EPA's Clean, Green, and Healthy Schools Initiatives.

Victor Melton, Environmental and Energy Manager - Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Carrollton, TX
Victor Melton has been the Environmentalist and Energy Manager at the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD for 12 years.  Victor assists the District with asbestos, IAQ and IPM, saving energy and waste and recycling. He served on the steering committee of both the Texas Energy Managers Association (TEMA) and the Texas Integrated Pest Management Affiliate for Public Schools (TIPMAPS). The Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD has been awarded the EPA Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Excellence Award (2010) and the IPM Pride Award in 2009.

Register for this session today!  You’ll receive a certificate of completion for your participation in each webinar.

·         Learn more about the Sensible Steps Webinar series.
·         Subscribe to our mailing list to receive details and registration reminders for other Sensible Steps Webinars. 
·         View the Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments guide.
·         Check out EPA’s  Healthy School Environments website

Margo Young
Children's Environmental Health
U.S. EPA Region 10
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, ETPA-086
Seattle, WA 98101-3140

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