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March/April 2016

The Next Step: Ideas for Turning Your Cleaning Knowledge into a Business

Recent Articles

Lorrie Tripp: Overcoming the Odds

When it comes to facing adversity, Lorrie Tripp, CEH has faced her fair share of challenges. Learn more about her history with IEHA and how she continues to beat the odds.

Celebrating 50 Years of IEHA Membership: Sister Martha Ann Reich

For many, the phrase “cleanliness is next to Godliness” is just an idiom. For Sister Martha Ann Reich, BS, REH, it’s her way of life.

There’s More to Sustainability Than Meets the Eye

Inacting a "sustainable" program means much more than using environmentally preferable products. Sustainability expert Stephen Ashkin breaks down how a truly sustainable program will deliver benefits that go well beyond the environment.

The Next Step: Part II - Hao Dang Tanascos

In Part II of this three-part series, we speak to Hao Dang Tanacsos and learn how she applied her expertise as an Executive Housekeeper in 5-Diamond hotels to a training and consulting business, as well as a luxury residential home cleaning company.

Ask IICRC: How Can I Maximize Ventilation in My Facility?

The responsibilities for cleaning professionals continue to expand, with more being tasked with overseeing HVAC and more engineering-focused activities in a building. In this article, the IICRC offers some insight on how to make sure the ventilation in yo

The Next Step: Part III - J. Darrel Hicks

In the final installment of our three-part series, we speak with IEHA Past President Darrel Hicks and receive some practical advice on the mechanics of setting up your own business.

News & Updates

IEHA Graduates New Boot Camp Class in Jacksonville

After hours of study and a comprehensive review of the IEHA's PECP Program curriculum, a new group of participants successfully completed their Certification over this past weekend at the Doubletree in downtown Jacksonville.

New Stop Added to 2016 Boot Camp Road Tour - Nebraska

Not unlike the help that Sacagawea gave to Lewis and Clark on their expedition through Nebraska to find the Pacific Ocean, IEHA is heading to Nebraska July 16-17 for a Boot Camp to help others succeed in their career journey. We're experiencing significant demand for these sessions, so if you're interested in participating, please call the Association Office to reserve your space today! Click here for a full list of upcoming stops!

IEHA Charters 2017 Education and Leadership Cruise

IEHA will charter its inaugural Education and Leadership Cruise on April 15-22, 2017. The seven-day Royal Caribbean cruise will include more than eight hours of seminars and education for continuing education unit (CEU) credit.

IEHA Graduates Newest Group of Boot Camp Participants

Four individuals participated in IEHA's PECP Boot Camp at IEHA's Training Facility in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend and are the latest members to receive their designation. 

IEHA Director Contributes to Huffington Post How-To Cleaning Article

IEHA Director at Large Madeline Chang has seen a lot in her 14 years as the director of housekeeping at Hawaii's Aston Waikiki Sunset Hotel, and she has a lot of insight into the best ways to clean different areas - including restrooms.

IEHA Announces 2016 Education Road Show Schedule

IEHA today announced that it will take its Professional Education Credentialing Program (PECP) on the road. IEHA’s 2016 Boot Camp Road Show will provide individuals looking to obtain their certification with a comprehensive two-day, instructor-led training session covering the curriculum included in IEHA’s PECP.

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