Additional Resources for Facility Managers

Arizona Cooperative Extension: Preparing you school IPM Plan – PDF guide on how to create and implement a successful IPM plan.

How to Develop an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy and Plan for Your School District – An article which provides brief descriptions of common urban pests, including cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, moths and more.

National Center for Environmental Health. (2009). Healthy Housing Reference Manual – Helpful field identification of common urban pests.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Pesticide Control Program. How to Do… IPM at School A How to Manual for New Jersey Schools – Guide for superintendents and local school districts including an introduction for administrators and various types of control for commonly seen pests.

IPM Cost Calculator – A free online tool that allows schools to estimate their pest risks using geographic location, current pest problems and facility conditions.

School IPM 2020: A Strategic Plan for Integrated Pest Management in Schools in the United States – Comprehensive review of current non-crop IPM strategies with special attention to implementing IPM in schools.