Welcome Kits

Contact WHE to request a welcome kit that provides environmentally friendly items for use in the early learning setting. Each will help you begin the process of making your center eco-healthy.

FREE WELCOME KITS

Healthy Schools PA helps parents, teachers, staff and administrators identify and remedy environmental risk factors in our schools. We provide information, support, and hands-on assistance so that our children can thrive and learn in healthy, toxic-free settings. These FREE kits are available for schools and educators.

Early Care Professionals Welcome Kit Includes Resources and Information on:

  • Disinfecting Sprayer Lending Program
  •  1,000 hours program for Lead & Radon Testing
  • Child Care Certification for Eco-Healthy
  • Three Hours of PQAS Certified Professional Development on PA Healthy & Green Initiative: Eco-Healthy Child Care at no cost
  • Healthy schools poster
  • Copy of state of the schools report

Interested in supporting this program?

For just $25, you can help us provide an environmentally friendly welcome kit to centers and help them “green” their facility, keeping both children and staff healthy and safe. 

Give $25 To Support Our Work

Join us for the:

2022 Healthy Schools PA Summit

Where and When? December 9, 2022 Virtual

8:30am– Welcome from Phil Johnson, Heinz Foundation on the Healthy Schools PA State of the Schools Report 

9:00-10:00am: First Keynote speaker: former Climate Advisor to the Obama Administration and Activist, Molly Kawahata

10:00-11:00am Panel — Teaching Hope to the Next Generation of Climate Leaders in the School Environment  

11:00-11:15am: Break 

11:15-12:15pm – Second Keynote Speaker: Research Scientist and Deputy Indoor Environment Group Leader in Energy Analysis and Environmental Impact Division at Lawrence: Dr. Rengie Chan

12:15 – 12:45 pm: Break for lunch 

12:45– 1:15 pm: Expert presentation on what it takes to promote and protect healthy school environments across PA

1:15 – 2:30 pm – Learning from Experts and Innovators’ Award-Winning Initiatives in School Environmental Health featuring PA Green Ribbon Schools.

2:30pm– Close with final remarks from Healthy Schools PA Program Manager, Shannon Meyers 

Join Us!

Together, we can ensure a safe and healthy environment for our children and those who devote their lives to shaping them into the next generation of leaders. Join engaging panel discussions among community leaders, policymakers, advocates, scientists and families from across our region, state and nation for the Healthy Schools Pennsylvania Summit on December 9, 2022.

Register for this free, virtual event using the link below: