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Healthy Schools Summit

May 5, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

$15
Are you interested in learning how to make schools healthier, greener spaces? Join us for this regional conversation!
The summit will be feature keynote speaker Lorna Rosenberg, Green and Healthy Schools Coordinator for US EPA Region 3 Mid-Atlantic. The summit will include a variety of breakout sessions regarding strategies and solutions for making schools healthier. Facilitated session topics include:
  • Asthma in Schools – John Keith, PA Asthma Partnership
  • Environmental Risks Near Schools – Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis, WHE/Healthy Schools PA and Patrice Tomcik, Moms Clean Air Force
  • Integrated Pest Management – Lyn Garling, PA Integrated Pest Management Program
  • Building Operations – Andrew Ellsworth, Green Building Alliance
  • Environmental Health and Sustainability Curricula – Nikole Sheaffer, Environmental Charter School & Chelsea Holmes, Healthy Schools PA
  • Nutrition, Gardens, and Farm to School – Tazeen Chowdhury, Mt. Lebanon School District and Jake Seltman, Grow Pittsburgh

Following the summit, eight schools will be recognized for their participation in the Healthy Schools Recognition Program.

Details

Date:
May 5, 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.healthyschoolspa.org/Event-Healthy-Schools-Summit

Venue

Sewickley Public Library
500 Thorn Street
Sewickley, PA 15143 United States
Phone:
412-741-6920
Website:
http://sewickleylibrary.org

Organizer

Healthy Schools PA
Phone:
412-404-2872
Email:
info@HealthySchoolsPA.org
Website:
www.HealthySchoolsPA.org