Tue, Jun 15, 2021 - 2:30pm

Join CHPS and partner Healthy Schools Network Thursday June 24 for a presentation, panel discussion, and open Q&A on the critical need for better school indoor air/ventilation for the coming school year.

The featured speaker will be Paula Olsiewski, PhD, Contributing Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She will share the new Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Center for Health Security report on the multiple options available to improve ventilation and reduce the viral load indoors. She will also touch on research on viral transmission and current ventilation guidelines. A cost analysis comparing better ventilation to enhanced cleaning is part of the report. CDC announced the pandemic was airborne on May 7.

Moderated by CHPS board member Aaron Jobson of Quattrocchi Kwok Architects, there will be a panel discussion featuring:

Sharie Lewis, CPA, Director of Business Services and Operations for Parkrose School District (OR), representing Association of School Business Officials-International

Joel Solomon, Senior Policy Analyst, National Education Association

Kenneth Wertz, Executive Director, Massachusetts Facilities Administrators Association

Kelly Trautner, Senior Director, Health Issues, American Federation of Teachers

The panel discussion will be followed by an open Q&A session.

The webinar is free and will run from 10-11 a.m. PT (1-2 p.m. ET).  Register here