The Green Strides Webinar Series is designed to connect school communities and state and local education officials to existing federal resources that support the three pillars identified in the U.S. Department of Education (US ED) Green Ribbon Schools recognition award program: (1) Reduced Environmental Impact and Costs, (2) Improved Health and Wellness, and (3) Effective Environmental and Sustainability Education. The series is hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, in conjunction with numerous other federal agencies. This August, the Green Strides Webinar Series will be conducted on:
|Improving Air Quality with Transportation Changes|
|August 1, 2012 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
This webinar will review simple techniques that a school can employ to reduce children’s exposure to air toxics. Many of these solutions also save schools and parents money.
Register Here!Image: via Flickr user John Picken.
|Environmental Education for Everyone: EPA’s ‘K through Grey’ Resources|
|August 8, 2012 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
EPA’s Office of Environmental Education (OEE), has a wealth of resources that educators can use in classrooms and informal educational settings, or in their development of broader curricula. “K through Grey” will walk you through programs for students of all ages.
Register Here!Image: via EPA OEE.