CIRI Announces ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 Licensed Training and Certification Program

February 11th 2014


Albany, NY (February 11, 2014) -  The nonprofit 501c3 Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) International - - is pleased to be licensed by ISSA as a trainer to help the facilities community and cleaning professionals  implement the ISSA Clean Standard: K-12, the gold standard in validating measurably clean and healthful environments in schools.


After 5 years of research, development and industry review, the ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 was released to the public in October 2013, with a goal to help transform how the world views cleaning.  


CIRI Training and Certification−now underway, with the next class scheduled on February 26th, 2014 in Hamilton OH â??will yield CIRI-Certified professionals versed in all aspects of the ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 who can verify schools are being hygienically cleaned.


“Only science-based cleaning can make that determination,” said Jim Harris, Sr. CIRI Chairman. “CIRI has worked tirelessly with the ISSA and public health experts−through years of meticulous scientific research yielding thousands of data pointsâ??in rigorous investigation that led to a new way to evaluate the effectiveness of cleaning schools—the ISSA Clean Standard: K-12.”


To ensure that the ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 is effectively and consistently implemented, CIRI has developed a Comprehensive Training and Certification program .


CIRI Members will receive a discount on the next career-changing CIRI Training and Certification program on February 26, 2014, in Hamilton OH.   For more information and to register for one of the limited seats available for CIRI’s 2014 ISSA Clean Standard: K-12 Training and Certification Program, visit:


About CIRI

The Cleaning Industry Research Institute International is a 501.c.3 not-for-profit scientific, educational, and research organization. It has been involved in the development of the ISSA Clean Standard: K-1 2 since the very beginning and worked with the leading researchers in the world to develop the CIRI Training and Certification program. CIRI instructors and faculty members are experts with decades of practical experience, solid credentials, and a strong track record of teaching success. Individuals certified through this program will be recognized as having met the criteria of an unbiased organization dedicated to improving health in educational facilities.


CIRI Training is conducted under a license issued by ISSA.  The Certification is a CIRI Program


For more information contact CIRI at (888) 285-2474, (518) 690-0479 or visit

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