School IPM—Training and Events

Need solutions to your pest problems? View one of the webinars or videos or plan to attend one of the workshops listed below to find out how to use IPM in your schools to protect students, staff, and school properties from pest damage, reduce pesticide risk, and comply with state regulations.   

Can’t make it to one of these workshops, or is nothing listed below? We make house calls too! Contact Kathy Murray at kathy.murray@maine.gov or 287-7616 to schedule a free workshop at your school district.

Mandatory Training for IPM Coordinator

IPM Coordinators are required to complete the following:

  1. Initial Training Module [PDF or PowerPoint Show] within one month of appointment
  2. Comprehensive Training—attend one workshop within 12 months of appointment

Date

Time

Program

April 23, 2014

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Comprehensive School IPM Coordinator Training, Rose M. Gaffney School, Machias—Register Now!

April 24, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am Comprehensive School IPM Coordinator Training, Presque Isle High School—Register Now!
June 25th, 2014 8:15 am - 11:45 am Comprehensive School IPM Coordinator Training, Colby College,Waterville—Register Now!
  1. One hour of continuing education per year—not yet available-check back!

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Presentations

  • FOR REFERENCE ONLY (these do not substitute for participation in comprehensive training workshop) Presentations for the Comprehensive Training Program
    • Pesticide Choice [PDF or PPT]
    • Turf Pest Management [PDF or PPT]
  • Ants, Mice, Bed Bugs and Other Critters: Solutions to Common and Challenging Pests [PDF or PPT]
  • Got Pests? Maintenance Solutions to Pest Problems [PDF or PPT]

How-To Videos

Webinar Archive

Reducing Asthma Triggers Using IPM Techniques.

This webinar is for anyone interested in learning more about reducing asthma triggers.

(Original date February 21,2013)

Bed Bugs Go to School

(Original date January 30, 2013)

IPM in Schools - Basics for Winter Webinar (Listen to EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools archived webinar and/or download the presentation slides and notes)

Check out the Question and Answer document to read experts' responses to questions asked during the webinar

(Original date November 28, 2012)

EPA's Healthy School Environments Webinar Series

(Original date November 2012—May 2013)

 

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