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Sustainable Schools Symposium

State of Illinois

Green Governments Coordinating Council presents

The 2009 Sustainable Schools Symposium

 Friday, February 27, 2009

Register Here

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
Speakers, Workshops, and Facility Tours from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Complimentary continental breakfast & lunch will be served

Hosted by Joliet Township High School District 204
Joliet Central High School
201 E. Jefferson
Joliet, IL 60432 (map

Tentative Agenda (updated)

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Join Governor Pat Quinn for a full-day conference featuring how to make your school or school district more sustainable by implementing a variety of green practices and programs.  Speakers and workshops will cover topics such as sustainable school facility planning and siting, green facilities management, sustainable renovation and construction, energy efficiency and conservation, environmental education and service learning, water conservation, waste reduction, and sustainable school transportation.

This symposium is an opportunity to exchange ideas with your peers and identify new programs to apply at your school or district.  Suggested symposium participants include school and district administrators, regional superintendents, school board members,  environmental educators, school facilities managers and custodial staff, teachers, school health practitioners, school planners and architects, school-related non-profits and agencies, local government officials, and high school student environmental leaders.

 Questions?
Please Contact:
Jon Zirkle
Office of the Lt. Governor
Phone: (312) 814-2094
Email: Jonathon.Zirkle@Illinois.gov