Tag Archives: IPM Coordinator

School IPM Coordinator Training Odessa

Day One – Required New Coordinator Training If you’re a new IPM Coordinator and have not yet taken the six-hour mandatory IPM Coordinator training, this class is for you. This class fulfills Texas state requirements for IPM Coordinators under Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 7, Subchapter H, Division 7 School IPM (whether this is your first time, or you just need a refresher course). The course instructors help coordinators understand their role in the school IPM program and help prepare them for TDA inspections…. Read More →

School IPM Coordinator Training – Houston Area

Day One – Required New Coordinator Training If you’re a new IPM Coordinator and have not yet taken the six-hour mandatory IPM Coordinator training, this class is for you. This class fulfills Texas state requirements for IPM Coordinators under Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 7, Subchapter H, Division 7 School IPM (whether this is your first time, or you just need a refresher course). The course instructors help coordinators understand their role in the school IPM program and help prepare them for TDA inspections…. Read More →

TASB School IPM Coordinator Training

This course meets the requirements outlined by the Texas Structural Pest Control Services department within the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for training a school district’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) coordinator. Topics include: Regulatory requirements Administration of IPM in school pest control programs Principles of IPM Pesticide safety practices This class satisfies the requirements for both the initial IPM Coordinator training and provides all six continuing education units to be completed every three years as required by current regulations. All member districts are entitled to unlimited free training… Read More →

TASB School IPM Coordinator Training

This course meets the requirements outlined by the Texas Structural Pest Control Services department within the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for training a school district’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) coordinator. Topics include: Regulatory requirements Administration of IPM in school pest control programs Principles of IPM Pesticide safety practices This class satisfies the requirements for both the initial IPM Coordinator training and provides all six continuing education units to be completed every three years as required by current regulations. All member districts are entitled to unlimited free training… Read More →

TASB School IPM Coordinator Training

This course meets the requirements outlined by the Texas Structural Pest Control Services department within the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for training a school district’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) coordinator. Topics include: Regulatory requirements Administration of IPM in school pest control programs Principles of IPM Pesticide safety practices This class satisfies the requirements for both the initial IPM Coordinator training and provides all six continuing education units to be completed every three years as required by current regulations. All member districts are entitled to unlimited free training… Read More →

TASB School IPM Coordinator Training

This course meets the requirements outlined by the Texas Structural Pest Control Services department within the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) for training a school district’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) coordinator. Topics include: Regulatory requirements Administration of IPM in school pest control programs Principles of IPM Pesticide safety practices This class satisfies the requirements for both the initial IPM Coordinator training and provides all six continuing education units to be completed every three years as required by current regulations. All member districts are entitled to unlimited free training… Read More →

SPN: Back to School Reminders

As the new school year starts this is a good time to remind your staff about your IPM program. Many of your new teachers may not be aware of the TX school IPM law and rules, it is your job as the District IPM coordinator to inform them of this rule and ensure they know what to do if they have pest problems. One of the best things you can do is send out is an email reminder letting them know if they see a pest or pest… Read More →

SPN: School IPM and Pest Control Recordkeeping

In this newsletter we are going to look at some of the more frequent problems that are encountered during a school integrated pest management (IPM) inspection by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). Texas is one of the few states that require all persons who apply pesticides to hold a noncommercial applicator license if they make applications not just in schools but other locations as well. Under the Occupations Code Chapter 1951 the following employees must be licensed if they apply pesticides: State government employees and/or Persons performing… Read More →

SPN: Preparing for Summer

The school year is rapidly coming to an end and that means cleaning, repairing, and reviewing your IPM records. This newsletter is to help you prepare for the summer and help your IPM program grow. Before school ends be sure to send out an email to your teachers and principals reminding them to take home classroom pets, food items (even the macaroni art), and other personal items you would like out of their classroom. At the same time, you might need to remind them to store those items… Read More →

School Pest News, Volume 13, Issue 11, November 2014

The Importance of Educating Staff about Your IPM Program By: Janet A. Hurley, Extension Program Specialist II Integrated pest management (IPM) is a process that requires cooperation among all school staff members, faculty and students and pest management professionals within a school district. IPM is a strategy of managing pests using multiple control tactics that provide the best control with the least cost and environmental impact. IPM is based on thorough knowledge of the pests and the technologies used to control them and can be performed by anyone… Read More →