Learn from the Leaders Green Cleaning Webinar Next Week!

June 09, 2011

Last week, we announced our Green Cleaning Webinar Series, a series of online seminars featuring national leaders and on-the-ground experts on green cleaning in schools! These concise and practical sessions, offered free of charge, can help you begin a green cleaning program or expand and enhance a program that is already underway at your school.

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Wednesday, June 15 marks our first webinar in ther series, Learn from the Leader. Winners from the 2010 Green Clean Awards will discuss the highlights of their programs and share tips and strategies for starting and sustaining a green cleaning program. A question and answer session will follow the webinar and will give participants the chance to interact with and learn from the Green Clean Award winners.

Speakers include :

  • Michael Jones, Columbia Public School District. As a winner of the Best New Program Award in the green cleaning awards, Michael has demonstrated how to start and build a successful green cleaning program. In two years, Columbia Public Schools have replaced all non-green products, reduced the number of products used from 33 to nine, and created more than 20 percent savings in key areas of the custodial services operational budget.
  • Pat Pizzo, East Meadow Union Free School District. Pat is currently the Director of Facilities and Operations for the East Meadow School District. Since 2008, he has led a department of 117 people in supporting the goals of his district. His effective leadership with staff and has provided employees with guidance and direction for improved performance and efficiency. 
  • Kimberly Thomas, University of Georgia Physical Plant. As Assistant Director, Kimberly is second-in-charge of a $17 million operational budget for the PPD Services Department budget, manages nearly 375 staff and is responsible for maintaining over 9.7 million square feet of resident instruction space at UGA. In addition, she coordinates professional development, disciplinary, and new-hire training programs and developed a management leadership series for supervisors and staff employees within the UGA Physical Plant.

You can register for this informative and practical session here.

We are honored to gain insight from these industry leaders and look forward to sharing this exciting webinar with you!

Plus: Be sure to check out HSC's Quick & Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools! Click here to learn more and order your free copy of the guide.