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Green Ribbon Schools Workshop: Linking Facilities, Operations and Curriculum

Wednesday July 11, 2012

Bryn Mawr College, Park Science Building, Rm. 20

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 A one-day workshop for school administrators, facilities professionals and teachers in conjunction with the Math and Sustainability Teacher Institute at Bryn Mawr College, with financial support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and in partnership with the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center and the Environmental Protection Agency.

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and participants must pre-register by Monday July 2nd. 


8:30 – 9:00      Light snack

9:00 – 9:15      Welcome.

                        Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics and Chair, Bryn Mawr College Sustainabilty Committee. Remarks

9:15 – 10:00    Green Ribbon Schools program and STEM.

                        Michael Walsh, Deputy Secretary of Education, Office of Administration,

                                                 Pennsylvania Department of Education. Remarks.

10:10 -- 10:50 Energy Audit Walk-Around: What are opportunities for energy savings in a building? 

                       Harold Maryea, Assistant Director of Facilities Services, Bryn Mawr College

11:00 – 12:15  Case Studies in Collaboration, linking sustainability initiatives in facilities and operations with students, teachers and                           curriculum.

                        Lorna Rosenberg, Environmental Protection Agency,

                        Tom Schneider, Manager of Energy and Operational Efficiencies (Remarks), North Penn School District, 

                        Leo Bernabei, Director of Operations, Radnor School District (Remarks).

12:15 – 1:15    Lunch 

1:15 – 2:00      Developing a school/district Green Team. Who are the key players to include? 

2:00 – 4:00      Working session for teachers, facilities professionals, and  administrators.

                        What are possible projects that could green your school and/or community while also linking to the curriculum?