For Educators

For Educators

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Attention teachers, scout leaders, senior center program coordinators, first aid course instructors, or anyone who is interested in offering poison safety information in their schools and communities...The Blue Ridge Poison Center can offer you free materials, teaching tools, and support in designing your own poison prevention programs. Contact Kristin Wenger, Public Education Coordinator, for information about:

 

Programs for preschoolers
Programs for Elementary, Middle, or High school students
OTC Safety: A program for 5th & 6th grade students from Scholastic
A group leader's kit for an adult audience
Request a Family Poison Safety packet
Send a greeting card with a poison safety message to a new parent
Order bulk materials

In some cases, our Public Education staff can come to you! We give talks, offer 'Train the Trainer' workshops, attend health fairs, and speak at conferences. Contact Kristin Wenger, Education Coordinator: 434-982-4386 or klw2s@virginia.edu.