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School Outreach Program

Speakers are available to visit your classroom and present educational programs about a variety of air quality topics including:

  • Air pollution sources and solutions
  • Air monitoring and Kentucky's air quality 
  • How to start a student-led idle reduction program at your school
  • Mobile sources of air pollution
  • Air quality and health
  • Biomonitoring: What plants can tell us about air quality

Lessons are most suitable for upper elementary through high school and can be tailored to your students' needs. A plug-in electric vehicle is available for outreach programs focusing on mobile sources and alternative vehicle technologies.

Learn Before You Burn!

Learn about Kentucky's open burning regulation in this one-hour presentation for fire departments, neighborhood associations, and other community groups. Learn how open burning contributes to air quality problems and what you can do to help.

Educational Traveling Display

The Division for Air Quality’s traveling display is available upon request for conferences, workshops, festivals and other special events on a first-come, first-served basis. A staff person accompanies the display, providing hand-out materials and additional information during the event. Spring and fall are our busiest seasons; please book well in advance to ensure your reservation.

Air Quality Teacher Workshops

The Division for Air Quality offers training and resources for bringing the science of air quality to life in your classroom. Teacher workshops last 4-6 hours and are suitable for teachers of upper elementary through middle school students.

​Contact Roberta Burnes to find out more about any of these programs.