Two webinars from EPA on asthma and environmental health

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presents two webinars in the next few weeks related to IPM in schools.

The first is on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT, for EPA’s Closing the Gap: Addressing Asthma Disparities in Schools webinar.

This webinar will showcase how two innovative programs (Los Angeles Unified School District and the Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey) have applied comprehensive, partnership-based approaches to reduce asthma disparities in their school systems.. Both leaders will discuss the ways in which their programs are grounded in EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools guidance.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Gain insight into how a school district and an asthma coalition used proactive IAQ management to improve asthma outcomes in schools.
  • Learn best-practices and cutting-edge strategies to reduce asthma disparities through comprehensive asthma management in the school environment.
  • Use EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Action Kit and Framework to help put what you learn into action.
  • Interact with expert speakers through instant polling and a Question & Answer session, hosted on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org.

Speakers:

Facilitator:

  • Sheila Brown, U.S. EPA, Indoor Environments Division

Don’t miss the chance to have your questions answered during the webinar. Please post your questions in the Discussion Forum on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org. If you are not already a member, click Join Now” in the top right-hand side of the screen on the AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org website. Questions will be answered online in the Discussion Forum from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT during the Q&A Session.

Register Today:

https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/465940042

Please note: This webinar will last approximately 60 minutes and the Q&A session will last approximately 30 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.

The second webinar is on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT, for EPA’s Real-Time Assistance to Implement EPA School Environmental Health Programs webinar.

EPA has invited a panel of EPA experts who will offer real-time assistance designed to help you implement EPA’s environmental health programs in schools.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Listen to experts highlight critical steps schools can take to create or expand environmental health initiatives in schools.
  • Get real-time insights, and hear how others have successfully implemented environmental health programs and practices in their schools and districts.
  • Gain greater insight on topics covered in previous webinars to help you raise awareness of issues in your schools.
  • Learn how to identify sustainable solutions you can use in your school.

Register Today:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/533580296

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