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Green & Healthy Schools Solutions Summit

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Colby Middle/High School

703 N. 2nd Street

Colby, WI 54421

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NEWS! Do to a generous contribution recently recieved through Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Chronic Disease Prevention Program, fees to this event are waived. Please register to ensure accurate attendance and lunch count.

Get inspired by the best place-based education practices in sustainability. Learn skills and content to advance school sustainability. Join with like-minded professionals in your field who believe education is the best way to make this world a better place. Walk away with practical steps to enhance your practice.

Keynote: LIKE GOOD COMPOST, SUSTAINABILITY CHANGE TAKES TIME by s
peaker, Melissa Rickert, Sustainability Consultant.

Description: How long does it take to change a school’s culture? Three years is a pretty good start. Melissa spent three years as a consultant working closely with the Colby School District staff to identify opportunities and implement strategies that resulted in real change and a more sustainable school culture.

Event Summary:
9AM - Welcome and Keynote
10AM to Noon - Session 1 (School Best Practices)
Noon-1PM - Lunch and Exhibits (Lunch included in the registration)
1PM - 2:00PM - Host school overview and tour
2:00PM - 2:30PM - Closing
2:30PM - Adjourn

CLICK HERE for a draft agenda.

Schools are encouraged to bring a team. Substitution Reimburesement Available to Attendees: Make your request online.

Thank you to our sponsors: Wisconsin Department of Health Services-Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Alliant Energy, Focus on Energy, Performance Services, Xcel Energy, Miron Construction, Rural Schools Collaborative, Reflo, and ICS-Instructional Communications Systems.

For more information on Green & Healthy Schools, visit ghswisconsin.org.

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