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Maine Safe Routes to School Profiled in Upcoming National Webinar! 

Written for the Maine Safe Routes to School Newsletter.  Cushman Transportation Consulting, LLC is a partner affiliate of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.

On Thursday, May 15th, from 2-3 p.m., the Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hosting a free webinar on Recruiting and Training Volunteers for Long Term Success – Thursday, May 15, 2-3pm.

Our very own Sarah Cushman, Southern Maine Planner for Maine Safe Routes to School, will be one of the presenters – talking specifically about successes and lessons learned through the Portland Walking School Bus Program! This webinar is one of a two-part series that will explore tried-and-true methods for working with volunteers in Safe Routes to School programs and other school-based volunteer initiatives.

Join in to hear Sarah and the other speakers discuss the ways they have recruited and trained volunteers and created sustainable, long-lasting relationships within their schools and communities.

[Update: Listen to an audio recording here. (Please note the visual portion isn’t correct due to technical difficulties, but you can hear the full audio at this link and refer to the slides below.)

View PowerPoint slides: Kelli Huinkler, Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health – slides; Sonia Campos, Volunteers of America Greater Los Angeles – slides; Sarah Cushman, Safe Routes to School Maine – slides.]

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