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2012 Go Green Schools Symposium 

 

Morning Panels

ENERGY -- Student-led Savings

  • Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) – Sophie Ostlund & Leah Qusba, Educators
  • Hubbard HS (CPS) – Jack Callum, Teacher
  • Kennedy HS (CPS) – Theresa Helm-Rogers, Teacher
  • EnergyNet – Carol Timms, Director
  • Marcus Garvey Elementary (CPS) – Maudie Walls, Teacher

ACE’s Work in Chicago Public Schools by Sophie Ostlund & Leah Qusba, Alliance for Climate Education

Student Led Savings by Carol Timms, EnergyNet

WASTE -- Student Reuse, Recycle and Rethink Year-End Waste

  • S.C.A.R.C.E. Kay McKeen, Founder & Executive Director
  • Edison Park Elementary (CPS) – Grace Itter, Teacher

CPS Environmental Action Plan

WATER -- Going Green by Going Blue: The Meaningful Watershed Experience

  • Friends of the Chicago River – Dana Murphy, Director of Education & Outreach
  • Young Women’s Leadership Council – Chris Javier, Teacher
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes – Katharine Larson, Education Coordinator
  • Bogan High School (CPS) – Jacqueline DiLorenzo, Teacher 

Friends of the Chicago River by Dana Murphy, Friends of the Chicago River
Pictures from Adopt-a-Beach Presentation

TRANSPORTATION & AIR -- Safe Routes to School: Integrating Active Transit

  • Safe Routes to School – Chelsea Richer, Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator
  • Curie High School (CPS) – Josh Parker & Erin Faulkner, Teachers
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes – Katharine Larson, Education Coordinator
  • Drummond Elementary (CPS) – Jennifer James, Parent Leader

LAND -- School Garden Success: From Installation to Instruction

  • Openlands – Jaime Zaplatosch, Education Director
  • Peck Elementary School (CPS) – Amanda Scampini, Teacher
  • Eden Place Nature Center – Ariel White, Education Coordinator 

Building School Gardens by Jaime Zaplatosch, Openlands

ENGAGEMENT -- C3 Student Clubs: You Care. Do Something. We’ll Help.

  • Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) – Kristen Pratt, Project Coordinator
  • Arnold Mireles Academy (CPS) – LaJuana Jackson, Teacher

C3 Student Clubs Program:You Care. Do Something. We’ll Help. by Kristen Pratt, C3, and LaJuana Jackson, Arnold Mireles Academy    

**ENGINEER TRACK** -- Managing Breakfast in the Classroom Waste 

  • Seven Generations Ahead – Jen Nelson, Zero Waste Coordinator & Shari Brown, Program Associate
  • CPS FoodShare – Rachel Goldberg, Project Manager

School Breakfast Waste Reduction by Panel

 

Afternoon Workshops

 

ENERGY -- Science of Energy

  • National Energy Education Development Project – Caryn Turrel, Program Associate

WASTE -- Approaching Zero-Waste

  • CPS FoodShare – Rachel Goldberg, Project Manager
  • Seven Generations Ahead – Jen Nelson, Zero Waste Coordinator & Shari Brown, Program Associate

WATER -- Common Core Curriculum for the Great Lakes

  • Alliance for the Great Lakes – Katharine Larson, Education Coordinator 

TRANSPORTATION & AIR -- Supporting Bicycling in the School Community

  • Active Transportation Alliance – Jason Jenkins, Education Specialist

LAND -- Food as Teacher: Food Systems and Gardens as Classroom Tools

  • Chicago Botanical Gardens – Eliza Fournier, School & Community Gardening Manager 

ENGAGEMENT -- Recycling Clubs and Recycled Art.

  • Solorio High School (CPS) – Alonso Salgado, Teacher
  • Al Raby School of Communication (CPS) – Bill Weeks & Becky Zera, Teachers

**ENGINEER TRACK** -- Energy Efficient Building Operation

  • CPS Department of Operations – Brian Martin, Energy Manager
  • Solorio High School (CPS) – Jim Heneghan, Hill Engineering
  • Hernandez Middle School (CPS) – Paul Partyrka, Hill Engineering
  • Gage Park High School (CPS) – Jon Matuszak, Local 143

 Creating a Building Operating Plan & Preventive Maintenance Schedule by Jon Matuszak, Gage Park High School