Idle-Free from the Start

presentation TIMELINE

MAR: Intial action on curriculum in school classroom. Idling awareness models found, including EPA Clean School Bus Teacher's Guide, and Clean Air Campaign Air Quality lesson plans.

DEC: curriculum contacts sought for implementation, first within AOE science dept.

MAY: PRESENTATION on Idle-Free from the Start concept, featuring the Ford Driving Skills for Life EcoDriving module by Wayne Michaud at VDTSEA conference, Vermont Technical College, Randolph

AUG: Idle-Free from the Start featured in August issue of the Dept. of Energy's National Idling Reduction Network News

DEC: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Barbara Brody, Peoples Academy, Morrisville

FEB: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, The Compass School, Westminster

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Kevin Masse, Mt. Abraham Union H.S., Bristol

JUL: PRESENTATIONS at 2013 ADTSEA national conference,

by Wayne Michaud, Portland, ME:

July 13 to NSSP (National Student Safety Program)

"Practicing Green Driving"

July 14 to ADTSEA (American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Assoc.) "Incorporating Green Driving in your Curriculum",

JAN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start driver's ed. classes for driver educator Barbara Brody, Peoples Academy, Morrisville

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, South Royalton School

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, The Compass School, Westminster

MAY: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S.

MAY: PRESENTATION on Idle-Free from the Start curriculum by Wayne Michaud at VDTSEA conference, Vermont Technical College, Randolph

JUN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Barbara Brody, Peoples Academy, Morrisville

JUL: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S.

OCT: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for U32, Spaulding H.S. students, Berlin

OCT: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch for Rutland & Black River H.S. students, Rutland

FEB: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Hugh Pfingst, Burlington H.S., Burlington

NOV: Wayne Michaud renews VDTSEA membership and attends VDTSEA conference Nov. 7th, Rutland Holiday Inn, Rutland

NOV: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Patricia Buttice, North Country Union H.S., Newport

DEC: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia, Woodstock Union H.S., Woodstock

DEC: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for D & R School of Driving driver educator Pam Ricker, Twinfield Union School, Plainfield

DEC: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Brian Grimm, North Country Union H.S., Newport

JAN: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Long Trail School, Dorset

MAR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Sharon Academy, Sharon

MAR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for students in Upper River Valley, Norwich

MAR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Green Mountain Driving Academy driver educator Joseph McGovern for Stowe, Harwood, and Lake Region H.S. students, Stowe

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, So. Royalton School, So. Royalton

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Compass School, Westminster

MAY: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S., Middlebury

JUN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Hugh Pfingst, Burlington H.S., Burlington

JUL: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S., Middlebury

AUG: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for U32, Spaulding H.S. students, Berlin

OCT: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for U32, Spaulding H.S., and Williamstown H.S. students, Berlin

JAN: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch for Black River H.S. students, Wallingford

MAR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Bob Hill, Burlington H.S., Burlington - by three UVM interns

MAR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Kevin Anderson, Springfield H.S., Springfield

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for science teacher Kerry Walker, Champlain Valley Union H.S., Hinesburg

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Kevin Masse, Mt. Abraham Union H.S., Bristol

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Karren Meyer, Leland & Gray Union H.S., Townshend - by GMC intern Taylor Benner

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S., Middlebury - by GMC intern Taylor Benner

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for Middlebury Union H.S. students, Middlebury

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, So. Royalton School, So. Royalton

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch for students in Upper River Valley, Norwich

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Compass School, Westminster

JUN: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Sharon Academy, Sharon

JUN: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for driver educator Michael Pluta, Mill River Union Academy, N. Clarendon

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NOV: Contact Lindsay Townsend, executive dir. Vermont Driver and Traffic Safety Education Assoc. (VDTSEA); inquire about adding idling awareness instruction in drivers education.

MAY: Statewide press release officially launching Idle-Free from the Start project issued

JUNE: Educators in science, energy and drivers education join idle-free advocates at Peoples Academy, Morrisville, to discuss Idle-Free from the Start project action plan

NOV: PRESENTATION: Idle-Free from the Start updates by Wayne Michaud at VDTSEA conference - Holiday Inn, Rutland

DEC: Idle-Free from the Start science teachers classroom curriculum "prong" dropped; full concentration on drivers education

MAR: Chair meeting of transportation efficiency advocates to bring funded green/eco-driving project into drivers education curriculum, statewide, UVM Transportation Research Center, Burlington

MAY: Gov. Shumlin signs into law bill that includes Driver Training Course mandate (eff. 7/1/13), that driver educators instruct on adverse effects of idling and about new Vermont idling law (eff. 5/1/14).

DEC: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start at driver's ed. classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S.

MAR: Wayne Michaud becomes Friends of VDTSEA member

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Roman Smiechowski, Rutland H.S.

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Stratton Mountain School, Stratton

JUN: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, The Sharon Academy, Sharon

AUG: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Green Mountain Driving Academy driver educator Joseph McGovern for Stowe H.S. students, Stowe

OCT: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Michael Alexander, Lamoille Union H.S., Hyde Park

OCT: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Green Mountain Driving Academy driver educator Joseph McGovern for Stowe H.S. students, Stowe

NOV: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Kevin Anderson, Springfield H.S., Springfield

NOV: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start at driver's ed. classes for driver educator George Rooney, Middlebury Union H.S.

NOV: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Tony Stevens, Oxbow Union H.S., Bradford

DEC: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch for students in Upper River Valley, Norwich

DEC: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for D & R School of Driving driver educator Pam Ricker, Northfield Union H.S., Northfield

FEB: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Hugh Pfingst, Burlington H.S., Burlington

MAR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Kevin Anderson, Springfield H.S., Springfield

MAR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start assembly for driver educator John Kresser, Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center

MAR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for driver educator Dave Holloway, Windsor H.S., Windsor

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for driver educator Pam Ricker, Cabot H.S., Cabot

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Putney School, Putney

MAY: PRESENTATION on Idle-Free from the Start curriculum by Wayne Michaud at VDTSEA conference, Vermont Technical College, Randolph

JUN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Barbara Brody, Peoples Academy, Morrisville

AUG: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch for students in Upper River Valley, Norwich

OCT: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Tony Stevens, Oxbow Union H.S., Bradford

FEB: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Allstate Driving School driver educator Tejal Dholakia for Middlebury Union H.S. students, Middlebury - by Green Mountain College intern Taylor Benner

MAR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Tony Stevens, Oxbow Union H.S., Bradford

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for math teacher Kerry Walker, Champlain Valley Union H.S., Hinesburg - by UVM intern Will Schroder

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start classes for math teacher Lea Ann Smith, Essex H.S., Essex Jct. - by UVM intern Will Schroder

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Green Mountain Driving Academy driver educator Joseph McGovern for Stowe, Harwood, and Lamoille Union H.S. students, Stowe

APR: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for science teacher Meghan Wilson, Hartford H.S., White River Junction

APR: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for D & R School of Driving driver educator Pam Ricker, Cabot H.S., Cabot

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for D & R School of Driving driver educator Pam Ricker, Northfield MHS, Northfield

MAY: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for science teacher Amy Ulring, Northfield MHS, Northfield

MAY: SESSION: Idle-Free from the Start class for Yankee Driving School driver educator Gabriella Netsch, Thetford Academy, Thetford

JUN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Barbara Brody, Peoples Academy, Morrisville

JUN: SESSIONS: Idle-Free from the Start classes for driver educator Hugh Pfingst, Burlington High School, Burlington