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Instructions: District IAQ Headlines PowerPoint Presentation. During the 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition (URHSC) Meeting, each district will have the opportunity to present their District IAQ Headline

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    1. Instructions: District IAQ Headlines PowerPoint Presentation • During the 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition (URHSC) Meeting, each district will have the opportunity to present their District IAQ Headline • In order to prepare the presentation, it is necessary that someone from your district briefly complete 1-3 bullets in the following pages that describe: • The district’s overall IAQ headline • Key strategies to address IAQ • Accomplishments • IAQ reach and scope of work • IAQ resources • IAQ impact, what the Healthy Schools Coalition contributes toward your IAQ • Contact information • We will, then, compile the profiles into a slideshow presentation for the 2010 URHSC Meeting. Please email these slides by May 14th, 2010 to ybowers@aasa.org

    2. EXAMPLE Aasa telegram and gazette Healthy School Environments “AASA uses innovative cross-collaborations to address IAQ in schools” SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Sharon Adams-Taylor, Yasmin Bowers, and Lorene Alba who are in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including Executive Director Dan Domenech.

    3. Cocke County Schools CLEANER AIR IS A BENEFIT WORTH THE COST SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Larry Blaazer and Paul Cogburn who are in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent Mr. Manney Moore, Mr. Donald Frazier, and Mr. Carroll Hoaglan. Mr. Manney Moore, Director 305 Hedrick Drive Newport, TN 37821(423) 623-7821 or (423) 623-7179FAX (423) 625-3947

    4. Key strategies used to address IAQ 4- Place signage outside each building that no idling of engines. This is with in a 30’ distance of the buildings Prevent seepage of CO into the building structure from outside sources. Low cost and easy to implement.

    5. What has been done well (list 1-3)

    6. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work (list 1-3)

    7. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work (list 1-3)

    8. IAQ resources we use (list 1-3)

    9. Tahlequah School news A Healthy Environment is a Learning Environment • Working to make a Difference SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representative Terry Garrett who is in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent Dr. Shannon Goodsell, Maintenance Director Mike Swim and Energy Manager Phillip Bush.

    10. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    11. What has been done well (list 1-3) Air Duct Cleaning @ Cherokee Elementary Check of temp/relative humidity & dew point

    12. The district's IAQ reach and scope of work (list 1-3) We have tested air quality in all of our school sites. We began a rotation of cleaning HVAC ducts two summers ago and are working our way through our buildings.

    13. Our impact in schools (list 1-3) The most noticeable impact is in teacher attendance…. Particularly at one of our elementary sites. A few teachers missed consistently and claimed it was due to “mold” in the school. After we cleaned the air ducts, tested for mold and logged the temp/relative humidity & dew point to show we have no mold problem teacher attendance increased…. And complaints decreased…

    14. IAQ Plans for RCCS Learning IAQ Today, Becoming an IAQ Leader Tomorrow IAQ Program To Start in Richmond County Schools SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Mr. Benton Starks, who is in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent Dr. Dana Bidden, The Richmond County School System Board of Education Members and the Department of Maintenance and Facilities. RCSS IAQ Express Get On Board

    15. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    16. What has been done well (list 1-3) RichmondCounty School System IAQ Plan Information gathering meeting with Regional EPA IAQ Tools for Schools Coordinator of Environment & Grants Section Completed EPA IAQ Management Plan Applied for EPA “Great Start Award”

    17. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work(list 1-3) RichmondCounty School System IAQ Plan To Be Scheduled Soon Start-up meetings with District Level Team Members Start –up meetings with Maintenance and Facilities Foremen and Associates Distribution of the IAQ TfS Action Kits to Schools and Facilities Our IAQ Goal = E₂ IAQ = A healthier learning Experience IAQ = A healthier learning Environment

    18. IAQ resources we use (list 1-3) RichmondCounty School System IAQ Plan • EPA TfS Action Kit • IAQ Plans being used at other School Districts and School Systems (Best Practices)

    19. Milwaukee Public Schools The classroom is the most important place in the district MPS increases IAQ efforts. SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Michael Gutierrez who is in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent William Andrekopoulos.

    20. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    21. What has been done well: • MPS has held Health Fairs, inviting parents, students, and neighbors. • Forty-two MPS sites that are currently EPA Energy Star Rated • MPS awarded IPM STAR Certified School District

    22. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work: • MPS building engineers complete the IAQ TfS Kit annually • On October 29 ,2009, MPS Hosted EPA Region’s 5 Environmental Management Systems Workshop for facilities managers and other facilities personnel in the State of Wisconsin • IAQ measures has been promoted to Partnership & Charter Schools • 491 Emergency Care Plans were completed for students with Asthma • Over 500 pillow covers, grab its and spacers were provided to students with asthma • An increase of schools were rated as “asthma friendly” in their school practices (a score of 50 or better) after training

    23. IAQ resources we use: • IAQ TfS Kit and the Taking Action & Ventilation Basics Video and the IAQ Walkthrough Video. • Fight Asthma Milwaukee Staff • City of Milwaukee Department of Health and Neighborhood Services • EPA Region 5

    24. Hastings INFO-Source Combating Bad Indoor Air Quality “Fixing the FUNK” SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Trent Kelly who is in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent Craig Kautz.

    25. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    26. What has been done well (list 1-3) Training staff on use and implementation of appropriate ways to eliminate the sources of poor IAQ. Using high efficiency filters has been a key strategy in conditioning the air quality.

    27. Our impact in schools (list 1-3) 1. As we have addressed poor Indoor Air Quality we have seen a reduction in complaints and missed days at work associated with poor Indoor Air Quality.

    28. IAQ resources we use (list 1-3) We use three strategies to combat poor Indoor Air Quality. They work the best when they all are implemented at the same time. Hastings Public Schools focus on air quality has been an ongoing process to research pollutants in our schools to eliminate health problems for staff. We use a combination of sources in addressing Indoor Air Quality.

    29. Spokane Public Schools Spokane Schools Recognized During 2010 Tools for Schools Symposium EPA Ruling: “Sustained Excellence” SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Jason Conley, Director, Safety, Security & Transportation and Lynda Martin, Industrial Hygienist who are in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including Dr.Nancy Stowell, Superintendent; Dr. Mark Anderson, Associate Superintendent of School Support Services, Tim Wood, Director, Maintenance & Custodial Operations, Spokane Educational Association and the Spokane Public Schools IAQ Committee.

    30. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    31. What has been done well (list 1-3) Successfully upgrading the heating and ventilation systems of our 18 prototypical elementary schools. Fostered a climate of trust with our union members. A district-wide roving crew that emphasizes regular maintenance and filter changes 6+ times per year.

    32. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work (list 1-3) 25 year—rolling modernization plan with an emphasis on building and maintaining healthy schools. Formal IAQ committee involving Safety, Maintenance, Custodial, Capital Projects, Architects/Engineers—all committed to IAQ problem solving/resolution. Development of a safety newsletter “The Safety Pen” distributed to every employee multiple times each school year.

    33. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work (list 1-3) Air monitoring cart provides a visual presence of the IAQ efforts in our district. Health Services Director developed an emergency action plan for asthma and severe allergy students with the goal of providing a safe and healthy place to learn. Green cleaning chemicals—avoiding harmful toxins and odors.

    34. IAQ resources we use (list 1-3) • Microsoft Sharepoint Server software—for web-based IAQ project tracking. • Department of Health air monitoring station (IAQ Equipment Loaner) • Custodial backpack vacuums utilizing Four Level Filtration systems.

    35. North East ISD Students affect school buildings: school buildings affect students Learning Environments Matter APPRECIATION…. To our District’s Environmental Health and Indoor Air Quality representatives Jerry Lamping, and Larry Fowler who are in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including Superintendent of Schools Richard A. Middleton, Executive Director Ron Clary, and Directors Diane Rhodes,Rocke Whitney, and John Trevino.

    36. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    37. Investigations of Classroom IAQ Concerns Implementation of Green Cleaning Practices Incorporation of Computerized School Clinic Visits and Student Health Data Continuation of Asthma Education Program What has been done well

    38. AASA Stories of Healthy School Environments ASBO International Green Cleaning Webinar Educational Sessions on IAQ, Asthma, or Wellness at 2010 AASA National Education Conference 2010 Texas Association of School Administrators Mid Winter Conference in Austin 2010 Texas Association of School Business Officials Annual Meeting In Fort Worth 2009 Texas Association of School Boards Annual Convention in Houston NEISD’s IAQ Out Reach

    39. Case StudyElementary Campuses:like building age, socioeconomics, area, attendance % Aug/SeptOctNovDecJanFebMarch 32 27 9 16 46 28 Inspection Walkthrough Facilities Maintenance Custodial intervention

    40. Case StudyEffect of Ventilation Air Without vent fan With vent fan

    41. EPA’s Tools for Schools and IAQ Connector AASA’s P O W E R F U L P R A C T I C E S :A Checklist for School Districts Addressing the Needs of Students With Asthma Federal Agencies’ Committee for IAQ Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Scientific Findings Resource Bank (IAQ-SFRB) CDC’s Asthma Friendly Schools Toolkit ASBO’s IEQ Advisory Group and Webinar Green Seal and GreenGuard Environmental Institute ASHRAE’s The Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning IAQ resources we use

    42. DPS NEWS YOU CAN USE CREATING A SAFE and HEALTHY SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT FOR EVERY CHILD, IN EVERY SCHOOL, IN EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD! DPS Building on the work of the “EZ Breathers” to Improve IAQ SPECIAL THANKS…. To our Healthy School Environments and Indoor Air Quality representatives Anntinette McCain who is in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team in our district, including superintendent Gueyser, Dr. Barbara Byrd Bennett and , members of the District CSHC.

    43. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    44. What has been done well (list 1-3) Our Best strategy has been utilization of school nurses and our community partners to deliver asthma education directly to students and families. (Open Airways, Power Breathing and Puff City) Full day staff development opportunities for school teams to gain asthma information and develop individualized school asthma management plans before leaving the workshop.

    45. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work list 1-3) Distribution of Michigan’s Department of Community Health’s asthma management resource kits to every school. Over 90 school teams attend a full day staff development and development of their own asthma management plans. Evaluation data shows a 3%DECREASE IN THE NUMBER OF SCHOOL DAYS MISSED DUE TO ASTHMA EPISODES. Seven percent decrease in emergency room visits.

    46. IAQ resources we use (list 1-3) • EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools • Asthma Initiative of Michigan • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – Michigan Chapter • American Lung Association – Michigan Chapter

    47. Philadelphia Healthy schools in the news Indoor Air Quality and Student Success “The School District of Philadelphia and its stakeholders have collaboratively designed and are ready to implement a World Class Indoor Air Quality Program for its 347 schools! This Program supports “Imagine 2014’s” vision of operational practices that equitably support our educational mission, maximize efficiencies, and minimize costs.” SPECIAL THANKS…. To the School District of Philadelphia’s Indoor Environmental Quality Design Committee and representatives, Francine Locke and Kathleen Maguire, who are in attendance at AASA’s 2010 Urban and Rural Healthy Schools Coalition. Special thanks to our support team including Cristina Schulingkamp, EPA Region 3, David Glassman, CIH and Baltimore County Public Schools.

    48. Key strategies used to address IAQ

    49. What has been done well (list 1-3) • Created a IAQ Management Program Design Committee to develop IAQ Program with specific goals and deadlines • Learned from other Districts and obtain feedback and determine which pieces fit with stakeholders • Selecting priority schools to focus on based upon stakeholder agreed criteria

    50. The district's IAQ impact and scope of work(list 1-3) • Developed Centralized and School-Based IAQ Programs that will service 347 facilities, 160,660 students, 23,976 staff. • Developing a and tracking mechanism to identify the number of concerns reported at each school; identify the category of IAQ concerns reported per school and District-wide; and quantify the number of concerns resolved and outstanding per year. • Impact • Responding to and resolving all IAQ complaints as they arise. • On average, the School District of Philadelphia responds to school-based IAQ concerns within 24 to 48-hours of receipt. • Will become a proactive program upon full implementation.