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Understanding Lead (English)

Date: April 16th  

Time: 1-2pm (English)  

Duration: 1 hour  


The Institute for Childhood Preparedness, Region II Head Start Association, New Jersey Head Start Association, and the US Environmental Protection Agency have partnered to bring you the webinar, Understanding Lead. As part of this partnership, this webinar is being brought to you for free. Do not miss out on the chance to learn about this important issue that affects many Americans. 


To learn about the risks of lead exposure and how to reduce you and your and family’s exposure, Head Start is hosting a lead facts educational session with staff from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. During this session, you will learn about the following topics: 

  • What is lead and how might we be exposed to it?

  • Why should I be concerned about lead?

  • How can I reduce my family’s potential exposure to lead?

  • Where can I find more information about education, health, nutrition and how to help parents?


Denise Manole works at the US Environmental Protection Agency- Region 2 within the Chemicals Management Section. She works as part of the lead-based paint team on the accreditation of US EPA lead-based paint training providers, participating in outreach through the Community Lead Awareness initiative, working as a grants project officer and responding to lead (Pb) related public inquiries. Denise holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Master of Science in Applied Biology from Salisbury University.

 

Lisa Brodeth Carrick is currently a Training Specialist, assisting the US Environmental Protection Agency through a cooperative agreement with the Center for Workforce Inclusion, Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program.  She supports the US EPA-Region 2, as a member of the lead-based paint team on the accreditation of US EPA lead-based paint training providers, participates in outreach though the Community Lead Awareness initiative, and responds to lead (Pb) related public inquiries. She was a leader and award winner in the for-profit and non-profit sectors in Sales, Technology, Training & Development, and Human Resources.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in the Thomas Hunter Honors Program, Hunter College, CUNY and a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall.


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