The second Regional Safe Routes to School Workshop will take place on May 1, 2014 from 12:30-4p.m. at Cromwell High School, 1 Donald Harris Dr., Cromwell, CT.
This workshop will dive into the goals of Safe Routes to School and provide the knowledge and tools you will need to implement a program at your school.
Highlights of the workshop include: What is Safe Routes to School; Goals and History of Program; The Need for Safe Routes to School; Barriers to Walking/Biking to School; Health Impacts; Benefits of Walking/Biking to School; Discussion of the 5 E's and practical applications (Encouragement, Education, Engineering, Enforcement and Evaluation); A walk around the school to identify issues/solutions; Observation of school dismissal and discussion of key points to look for at your school; and How to start a Safe Routes to School Program at your school.
RSVP by April 15 to Bridget Boucaud at 203-534-7862 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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