California Training Courses

IPM for Teachers and Office Staff (CA)

Integrated pest management (IPM) isn’t just pest control, but a way to think and react to everyday actions that can either invite or discourage pests from entering your building.Among its many benefits, IPM can help reduce pesticide use, and establish a healthier learning environment for children. This course provides school faculty and staff members with the principles of an effective IPM program and the steps needed for proper implementation. Topics include: IPM basics, treatments and tenets, and roles and requirements.

Course Authors
Janet Hurley

Janet Hurley is the Program Specialist for the Southwest Technical Resource Center and Texas AgriLife Extension. She oversees the production of a bimonthly newsletter, a website, and database of school IPM Coordinators. She is an approved trainer for school IPM Coordinators in Texas; co-chair of the Southern Region School IPM Workgroup; and sits on the National School IPM 2015 steering committee.


1 hour