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 will help coordinators understand their role in the school IPM program and help prepare them for TDA inspections. The course will cover legal requirements for schools, an introduction to IPM, how to monitor your schools under the new requirements, and a hands-on exercise to understand the difference between Green, Yellow and Red Category pesticides. Class participants are encouraged to bring their questions regarding their program and a willingness to learn new things.
This course is also good for those who perform pest control in schools, office personnel who oversee work orders and others who have key roles in the school setting in indoor air quality, building environments and anyone else interested in learning more about integrated pest management.
Instructors: Dr. Don Renchie, Dr. Mike Merchant, and Ms. Janet Hurley
In addition, if you CEU credit for your pesticide applicator license, let us know and we can also offer you some CEU credits as well.
Day Two – Advanced Coordinator Training
Advanced training is for both experienced and new school IPM coordinators. This training will offer 6 CEU credits for those who are licensed under the Texas Department of Agriculture 3A/Structural Pest Control Service or need hours towards their school IPM recertification. Topics for this day of instruction are still under development, but we do anticipate discussing the updated rules from TDA.