Thursday, May 23, 2013

Upcoming Webinar: Creating Exceptional Learning Environments through Comprehensive Indoor Air Quality Management

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. EDT
The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will jointly host a webinar that will describe how the award-winning Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. proactively manages indoor air quality (IAQ) through facility design, construction and ongoing maintenance and operations, which has resulted in improved student achievement. The webinar will also provide guidance on how EPA’s Framework for Effective School IAQ Management can help schools develop and sustain a comprehensive IAQ management program with simple, low-cost actions.
Attend this webinar to:
·         Gain the technical knowledge, tools and resources to help your school or district create, manage and sustain a green and healthy environment.
·         Discover a framework for managing school facilities in ways that maximize health, safety, resource efficiency and sustainability.
·         Learn how facility design and construction can impact IAQ and energy efficiency, and how IAQ can affect student and staff attendance, performance and wellness.
·         Find out how to tap into the National Schools Network, a collaborative system of school districts, EPA representatives, school programs, mentors and others, who are working together to create healthy schools nationwide.
·     Dave Hill, Executive Director of Facilities and Operations, Blue Valley School District, Kan.
·     Barbara C. Worth, Director of Strategic & Private Development, Council of Educational Facility Planners International, Arizona
·         Tracy Washington Enger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division

Please note: This webinar will last approximately 60 minutes. You will 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.

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