Connecticut Green LEAF Schools

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The Connecticut Green LEAF Schools program is a collaborative effort of the Connecticut Departments of Construction Services, Education, Energy and Environmental Protection and Public Health, as well as many Connecticut environmental and educational organizations created to promote green and healthy schools for all.  Find Out More About It: CT Green LEAF Schools


What is CSIERT?

What is CSIERT?

In Connecticut, a consortium of 23 agencies and organizations formed the Connecticut School Indoor Environment Resource Team (CSIERT) in 1999. This group, with leadership from the CT Department of Public Health, assists schools and school districts with implementing and sustaining the EPA IAQ Tools for Schools (TfS) program throughout the state.   Since 2000, TfS has been implemented in over 950 schools across the state.

The member organizations include:

  • American Federation of Teachers –CT
  • American Institute of Architects—CT
  • American Lung Association of Connecticut 
  • CT Association of Boards of Education
  • CT Association of Local Health Directors 
  • CT Association of Public School Superintendents 
  • CT Association of School Business Officials
  • CT School Building & Grounds Association
  • CT Council for Occupational Safety & Health
  • CT Department of Construction Services
  • CT Department of Education
  • CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection 
  • CT Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety and Health
  • CT Department of Public Health
  • CT Education Association
  • CT Federation of School Administrators, AFL-CIO
  • CT Foundation for Environmentally Safe Schools
  • CT School Nurses Association
  • CT Interlocal Risk Management Agency
  • CT Parent & Teacher Association
  • UCONN Health Center –Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region I
  • Yale Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program




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