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Mission Statement
What is IPM?
Toll Free School IPM Hotline
School IPM Links

 
What is IPM?
Why use IPM?
Components of IPM (checklist)
Implementing IPM

 

 

Step 1: Develop an Integrated Pest Management policy

Step 2: Designate an IPM Coordinator

Step 3: Perform a pest management inspection of facilities

Step 4: Start a monitoring program for pests

Step 5: Work with a pest management professional

Step 6: Communicate with staff and teachers

 
 

 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

IPM Fact Sheets

- Why use IPM [PDF File]

- IPM Cheklist [PDF File]

- Classroom Pests [PDF File]

- Pests and Clutter [PDF File]

- Trash Management [PDF File]

- Working with a Pest Control Service [PDF File]

 

 

Step 7: Evaluate the IPM program regularly

 

Training opportunities

 

 

 

Workshop Schedule

Purdue Pesticide Programs: Certified Pesticide Applicator Training

 

IPM Web Resources for Administrators

 
IPM Links for Teachers
IPM Fact Sheets:

 

 

 

Why us IPM [PDF File]

IPM Cheklist [PDF File]

Classroom Pests [PDF File]

Pests and Clutter [PDF File]

 

 
IPM Activity Book for Kids

Writing an Integrated Pest Management Policy

 

 

 

Why Write an IPM Policy?

IPM Policy: Factors to Consider

Example Pest Management Policy from Indiana

Notification ofPesticide Use

 

IPM Coordinator
IPM Inspections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pest Vulnerable Areas

Tools and Access

Inspection Questions

Recommendations

Inspection Forms and Checklists

IPM Inspection of School Grounds

                 

                 

                 

                 

 

How are Pests Getting into the Building?

Dumpster Areas

General Landscpae Issues

Turf IPM and manintenance

 

Exclusion

 

 

 

 

The Quarter-inch Rule

Occasional Invaders

Seal it Up!

Recommendations for Using Caulks and Sealants

Common Pest Entry Routes

Cockroach "Special Delivery"

 

Sanitation

 

 

Pest Vulnerable Areas

Kitchens and Other Food Prep Areas

Kichen Storerooms

Dumpster and Trash management Tips

Teacher's Lounge

Janitor's Closets and Mop Rooms

Classrooms and Cutter Reduction

Seal it Up: Common Pest Harborages

Recommendations for Using Caulks and Sealants
               
Monitoring and Record keeping

 

 

 

Monitoring for Pests

Pest Signs

Pest Sighting Logs

Monitoring traps and tools

 

Past Management Strategies

 

 

 

Working with a Pest Control Service

The Decision-making Process

Pesticide Use in School IPM Programs

The Pest Problem Solver (pest species and control methods)

 

Evaluation
IPM Compliance Checklist