NEHA presents a special training opportunity.Indoor Air Quality Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor Tools for Schools 2004 National Symposium
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IAQ Illinois Air Quality ) Tools for Schools National Symposium on December 2-4, 2004, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Building on last year's success, the symposium will bring together school board officials, administrators, nurses, teachers, facility managers, school and health association members, parents, and others to discuss the affects of indoor air quality in our nation's schools.
IAQ Tools for Schools is a nationwide initiative to help school officials assess, resolve, and prevent indoor air quality problems and reduce exposure to asthma triggers in school facilities. Innovative sessions will address various topics associated with implementing an IAQ program in a school setting including communication strategies, mold remediation, facilities management The management of a user's computer installation by an outside organization. All operations including systems, programming and the datacenter can be performed by the facilities management organization on the user's premises. , integrated pest management Integrated Pest Management (IPM), planned program that coordinates economically and environmentally acceptable methods of pest control with the judicious and minimal use of toxic pesticides. , new school construction, student performance, advocacy, financing, asthma management, and more. An awards ceremony will be held to honor schools with exemplary IAQ programs.
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NEHA Northern Estates Homeowners Association (Indianapolis, Indiana) will select up to 30 people for training in Washington, D.C., with all expenses paid. This would include round-trip coach airfare, lodging at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, and a per diem per diem adj. or n. Latin for "per day," it is short for payment of daily expenses and/or fees of an employee or an agent. allowance for meals. Travel to Washington, D.C. will be on Thursday, December 2nd.
The symposium will be conducted on the following schedule:
Thursday, December 2 (starting at 4:00 p.m.)
Friday, December 3 (full day)
Saturday, December 4 (3/4 of a day)
Your return home will be Saturday evening, December 4th.
Those wishing to participate should submit a letter of interest on agency letterhead with both an address and telephone number where you can be reached. The letter should address the following points:
* Position title, with brief job description and length of time in the environmental health field.
* History and experience of your program in addressing IAQ Tools for Schools issues.
* How IAQ Tools for Schools will rank as a priority in your overall program.
* Any ongoing programs that your agency has or that you would like to see established in the area of IAQ Tools for Schools.
* Any specialized IAQ Tools for Schools programs you are involved in or will develop.
* Any special areas of interest that you feel are relevant to your consideration for this course.
* How this symposium can help you initiate or increase implementation of the Tools for Schools kit.
* That you have the support of management to undertake and participate in a one-year IAQ Tools for Schools program.
Letters of interest should be submitted to:
Susan Jerles, IAQ Project Assistant
Research and Development
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Letters of interest must be received by no later than the close of business on Friday, September 24, 2004.
Selections and notification of successful applicants will be made by no later than Friday, October 1, 2004.
Any questions concerning this project or the application process should be directed to:
(303) 756-9090, ext. 310
(303) 691-9490 (fax)
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