To be eligible for the award, schools and districts must institute air quality improvement efforts and demonstrate that they have reduced or eliminated exposure to asthma triggers at school, including toxic cleaning supplies, pesticides, furry animals in the classroom, and other triggers. Additionally, winners must address maintenance problems affecting indoor air quality and enforce state regulations reducing bus idling near schools, and smoking bans on school property.
AIR Health Award recipients will receive:
- $5000 (school districts)
- $1000 to $2000 (schools)
- A trophy
- A commendation letter
- Publicity for their school/district’s efforts
Visit California Breathing to learn more about the awards and to download an application.
Be sure to view the video about our 2011 winners!