RENO, NV — The non-profit Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PCHS) Consortium and the International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) have come up with the top 10 ways to promote healthy schools, according to a press release.
"By offering the free (plus $4.50 for shipping and handling) guidebook, Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies on our website, we aim to help cleaning professionals speak up for healthy schools, bring attention and funds to cleaning and maintenance programs and drum up support for healthy change," said Beth Risinger, IEHA chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director.
"Change doesn''t happen on its own, but you can use the information excerpted below from the free pocket guidebook, Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies, to promote and support healthy schools in your community," noted Rex Morrison, founder and president of the PCHS Consortium.
According to the release, the top five ways to promote healthy schools include:
1. Recognize who manages the "health" in a healthy school
2. Get health on the agenda of your parent-teacher association
3. Recruit key players from the school staff
4. Make health organizations part of your effort
5. Recruit support from parents, community leaders and faculty members.
To see the final five ways to promote healthy schools, as well as in-depth explanations for all 10, click here.
Click here to read the complete release.