IPM Training for Coordinators

2022 School IPM Coordinator Training Schedule

Two-Day Workshops

Location                                               Training Date

Houston Area                                    September 14 & 15, 2022                             

Fort Bend County AgriLife Extension, 1402 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Registration direct link School IPM Coordinator Training

Central TX Area                                October 12 & 13, 2022                                  

Round Rock ISD: Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, 10211 W Parmer Ln, Austin, TX 78717

Registration direct link  School IPM Coordinator Training

If you wish to be invoiced for event registration, please fill out this AgriLife Events Invoice Request or call 979-321-5005 for assistance.  Use this form pay at the door with a check On-site Registration Form

Check out these Agendas for each day



Class time is 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with an hour for lunch.

Advanced Cost: $210 for both days, $135 for one day only

Day of Event Fee $240 for both days, $155 for one day

Day One – Required New Coordinator Training

All public schools in TX are required under Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 7, Subchapter H, Division 7 School IPM to adopt, implement and maintain a school integrated pest management program. Part of these requirements is for all Independent School Districts to appoint an IPM Coordinator by the Superintendent, and then attend an approved school IPM Coordinator training. This all-day course meets the requirements that TDA requires for all new IPM coordinators. At the same time, for those IPM Coordinators who have been in their positions for more than three years, this course will offer the 6 hours of CEU credit to maintain your IPM Coordinator certification. For pest management professionals and ground personnel this course offers a good foundation about integrated pest management, the laws and rules associated with pesticide licensing, school IPM and pesticide safety. TDA AG & SPCS credit will be available. This course is open to everyone!

Instructors Day 1: Dr. Don Renchie and Ms. Janet Hurley, ACE

Day Two – Advanced Coordinator Training

Advanced training is for both experienced and new school IPM Coordinators. This second day of training is ideal for those school IPM coordinators and pest management professionals wanting to understand specifics about insect pests and rule interpretation. For 2022, participants will learn more about pesticide safety as it pertains to labels and safety data sheets, as well as what is required when training unlicensed personnel. IPM inspections are the backbone of every pest management program, this class will have a hands-on section where participants will be taught how to inspect and where to inspect. Ants and mosquitoes are some of that hardest insect pests to prevent around school campuses our plans are to have the local entomologist in the area cover these two insect pests. Finally, weed management is becoming more challenging participants will learn about the most common products being used on the market, and what they need to know to use them on school property.

Instructors Day 2: Janet Hurley, ACE, TDA Representative for Region, and other invited speakers to be announced closer to each event.

All class participants will receive a notebook with necessary forms and paperwork regarding school IPM program implementation.


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