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2010 Sustainable Schools Symposium Presentations 


Sustainable Schools Success Stories

Suzanne Carlson, Chicago Public Schools, How You Can Change a School

Jack Harrier, Danville School District 118, Our District Saves Energy and Dollars, Yours Can Too!

Energy in the Classroom

Mark Wizniak, Com Ed, Illinois Innovation Talent Pilot Program

Kevin Bricknell, Com Ed, Insight Online in the Classroom

Marcelo Caplan, Science Institute, Columbia College, Learning About Alternative Energies Formal and Informal Experiences

Environmental Education

Barry Latham, Bloom High School, Biodiesel in the Classroom

Michael Raczyla, Fox River Country Day School, Hands-on, Experiential Environmental Education: an Effective Approach to Teaching

David Abendroth, Illinois Science Teachers Association, Taking the Inside Outside

Financing Your Sustainability Project

Don Falls, DCEO, Energy Efficiency Incentives

Chad Bulman, Lights for Learning, Lights for Learning Fundraiser

Kim DuPrey, IFA, IFA’s Financing Tools for School Districts

Green Building

Doc Kotecki, Energy Systems Group, Moderator

Stuart Brodsky, Cannon Design, USGBC Green Schools

Merv Roberts & Jason Carlson, Stevenson High School, LEED EB Case Study

Jen Masengarb, Chicago Architecture Foundation, The School Building as a Teaching Tool

Environmental Health in the Classroom

Maryann Suero, US EPA, Improving Management of Curriculum Chemicals in Schools

Paul Ritter, Pontiac High School, Launching the Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program

Cecelia Ungari, The Green Mama, Greening the Early Childhood Classroom

Central Office to the Classroom; How Common Goals Achieve Environmental Results

Steve Clark, Chicago Public Schools, Where’s My Recycle bin and other CPS Environmental Programs

Dan Schnitzer, Amy Christiansen, Academy for Global Citizenship, Have your Organic Cake and Eat it Too

Sustainability Starts With Students

Dave Wilms, Stevenson High School, Sustainability Success Stories

Ray Coleman, St. Monica Academy, Fostering Environmental Awareness Through Schools

Dave Margolis, Oswego Park District, Sustainable Schoolyards and Park District Partnerships

Sustainable Agriculture

Anna Viertel and Chris Ambroso, Near North Montessori School, Near North Farmessori

Carlos DeJesus Rivera, Pedro Albizu Campos High School, Combating Food Deserts, Scarcity and Obesity

Deb Crockett, Angelic Organics Learning Center, Connecting the Classroom to Sustainable Agriculture