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Webinar: Using Data to Drive Buy-In and Funding to Reduce Asthma Triggers: The Value Proposition of School IAQ Management

Using Data to Drive Buy-In and Funding to Reduce Asthma Triggers:  The Value Proposition of School IAQ Management
Recorded on: May 4, 2017

After you view the webinar, please complete the webinar evaluation to help us understand your IAQ knowledge and steps you want to take to assist your district with managing IAQ comprehensively. Once you submit the evaluation, you can download a certificate of completion for this webinar.

To receive your certificate:

  • You will receive the evaluation link for this webinar via email (From: iaqschools@epa.gov).
  • Once you have completed and submitted your evaluation, you will have access to your completion certificate.
  • If you have technical difficulties, please send an email to iaqschools@epa.gov.

Register to view the webinar

We recommend that you download and review the Indoor Air Quality Management Value Proposition Worksheet to start the process of developing your own business case and value proposition to communicate your district’s IAQ management plan and goals, with specific focus on reducing asthma triggers.

Speakers:

  • Tracy Enger, Facilitator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division
  • Diane Rhodes, Asthma Awareness Education Program and Assistant Director, Health Services, North East Independent School District, TX
  • Anne Kelsey Lamb, Director, Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Program, CA 

What you will learn:

  • Harness the power of evaluation to develop a business case, a value proposition and a communications strategy that generates broader acceptance of, compliance with and funding for IAQ management, with a specific focus on reducing asthma triggers.
  • Design and successfully implement a strategy to identify, collect and use data with low-cost, easy-to-use tools (e.g. School IAQ Assessment Mobile App) to start, improve or sustain a comprehensive IAQ and asthma management program.
  • Employ evidence-based strategies and proven practices that are being used in school-based health centers across the country to reduce exposure to environmental asthma triggers.
  • Replicate the strategies used by a school district that successfully reduced asthma attacks, increased attendance and improved academic performance through effective implementation of the “Communicate” and “Evaluate” Key Driver of the IAQ Tools for Schools Framework.