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IPM School IPM Links and Related Resources

Indiana School IPM and Children's Health Online Resources: Indiana Pest Management Links

Indiana Senate Bill 143 and House Bill 1250 would require the governing body of a public school or nonpublic school to adopt and implement policies and procedures designed to effectively control pests and minimize potential exposure of children to pesticides in school buildings. Read about the status of this proposed legislation. Monroe County Community School Corporation was the first in Indiana to implement IPM in their schools. Learn more about MCCSC's award-winning IPM Program and how they got started.

Indiana Children's Health and School Safety Links

Indiana Department of Education maintains a checklist for a safe and secure school environment. The site includes a list of links to other useful school safety web sites. Indiana's Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), in addition to sponsoring the IPM in Schools Program in Indiana, has a variety of initiatives that affect children's health. Learn more about them at the Office of Pollution Prevention & Technical Assistance's Children's Health Initiatives page. IDEM's environmental links for Students, Teacher's and Kids includes projects and resources for teaching, learning, and fun. Improving Kids' Environment is a non-profit, advocacy coalition in Indiana that facilitates tangible and significant improvements to children's health through reductions in environmental threats to children.