Wednesday May 5, 2010
1:00 p.m. Pacific / 4:00 p.m. Eastern time
Sponsor: US EPA/2 for New York State Mid-Hudson-Capital District schools and communities and cosponsored by New York State Education Department, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) and New York State Association for Superintendents of School Buildings and Grounds (SBGA)
Asthma is asthma is a chronic disease that can triggered by environmental exposures and the leading cause of school absences and occupational illness of custodians. Topics will include saving money, boosting attendance and achievement and reducing risks to health. Participants will learn how to find and use certified green cleaning products, improve indoor air quality and generate parent and community interest and support for school actions. Allan Wakefield will be the presenter.