Implementing A Green Cleaning Program

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What it Means to Be a Custodial Leader in Your School Community

By Rochelle Davis, President + CEO, Healthy Schools Campaign

One of Healthy Schools Campaign’s esteemed Leadership Council members, Olivia Claus, director of school facilities and head of the award-winning green cleaning program at Howard County Public Schools in Maryland, gives new hires a rousing pep talk when they start on the job.

“I tell them that they are the school’s ambassadors of health,” says Claus, and adds, “You are more than just a custodian. You are the key to that building’s success and health.”

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