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Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments Webinars

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The Sensible Steps webinar series introduces sensible, low- or no-cost steps that communities can take to create healthier environments in their schools. Each webinar features school district personnel from across the country presenting their real-life examples and solutions.

To watch a webinar recording simply click on the session title below. You will need Windows Media Player to view the videos.

Featured Speakers
Video: Assessment and Team Building (Windows Media, 18MB)
  • Stacy Murphy, Schools Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 6
  • Victor Melton, Environmental Manager, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Carrollton, TX
Video: Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Protecting Kids from Pests and Pesticides (Windows Media, 19MB)
  • Brad Miller, U.S. EPA Office of Pesticide Programs
  • Seth Miller, Director of Operations, Westville School District, Westville, IL
  • Mark R. Hardin, IPM Specialist, Howard County Public School System, Howard County, MD
Video: Improving Chemical Management in Schools (Windows Media, 21MB)
  • Maryann Suero, PhD, Environmental Health Scientist, U.S. EPA Region 5
  • Kevin Christoun, Maintenance, Environmental and Safety Manager, Kenosha Unified School District
  • Karen Frank, Science Department Chair, Waukegan High School, Waukegan, IL
Video: Cleaning and Maintenance (Windows Media, 17MB)
  • Marcus Rivas, Pollution Prevention & Sustainable Materials Management, U.S. EPA Region 7
  • Erik Lueders, MBA, LEED AP, Sustainability and Purchasing Manager, Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
Video: Energy Efficiency in Schools with ENERGY STAR (Windows Media, 12MB)
  • Ashley McArthur, Senior Analyst, The Cadmus Group on behalf of EPA’s ENERGY STAR program
  • James Wilkerson, Director of Facilities Services, Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
Video: Mold Control is Moisture Control: Beyond the Basics for Addressing Mold Issues in Schools (Windows Media, 16MB)
  • Jennifer Lemon, U.S. EPA Indoor Environments Division
  • Steven M. Caulfield, P.E., CIH, Senior Vice President, Turner Building Science & Design
  • Peggy Caruso, Assistant Director Maintenance, Operations and Environment, Katy Independent School District, Katy, TX
Video: Renovate Right: EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Program at Schools (Windows Media, 24MB)
  • Jessica Hing, U.S. EPA Region 1, Clean, Green and Healthy Schools Coordinator
  • Michelle Reichmuth, U.S. EPA Region 8, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Coordinator
  • Gregory Hronich, Environmental Compliance Manager, Ft. Collins, CO
Video: Prevention of and Response to Mercury Spills in Schools (Windows Media, 16MB)
  • Sue Casteel, MS, Environmental Health Scientist, Health Educator, ATSDR Region 4
  • Shelley R. Bengtson, Environmental Specialist, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NB
Video: Understanding and Reducing Exposures to PCBs in Schools (Windows Media, 31MB)
  • Kent Thomas, Scientist, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Kimberly Tisa, PCB Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 1
Video: Real-Time Assistance to Implement EPA School Environmental Health Programs (Windows Media, 37MB)
  • Jennifer Lemon, Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. EPA Indoor Environments Division
  • Stacy Murphy, Schools Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 6
  • Maryann Suero, PhD, Environmental Health Scientist, U.S. EPA Region 5
  • Marcia Anderson, PhD, U.S. EPA Center of Expertise for School IPM
Closed Captioning is available: To watch these videos using closed captioning, right-click the top border of the Windows Media Player when the video starts playing. Select "Lyrics, captions, and subtitles" then click "On if available".



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