Spring School IPM Two-Day Training Workshops

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced their Spring School IPM Two-Day Training workshop dates and locations. Seating is limited. To register for one of these courses visit the conference services website here or call 979-845-2604. Keyword: School IPM

Class time is 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with an hour for lunch.
Advanced Cost: $210 for both days, $135 for one day only
Late Registration and Day of Event Fee $240 for both days, $155 for one day

Central TX Area  
Training Dates: March 29 & 30, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 24, 2017
Address: Manor ISD
Administration Building
10335 US Hwy 290 E
Manor, TX 78653

DFW Area
Training Dates: April 5 & 6, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017
Address: Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
Professional Development Education Center/Panther Den
5800 Colleyville Blvd
Colleyville, TX 76034

Day One – Required New Coordinator Training
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. The course will help coordinators understand their role in school IPM programs and help prepare them for TDA inspections. The course will cover legal requirements for schools, an introduction to IPM, how to monitor schools under the new requirements, and a hands-on exercise to understand the difference between Green, Yellow and Red Category pesticides.

Instructors Day 1: Dr. Don Renchie, Dr. Mike Merchant, and Ms. Janet Hurley
(CEU credits available for SPCS and TDA Ag)

Day Two – Advanced Coordinator Training
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. The second day will focus on rodents, cockroaches, school gardens, Ag science programs, and staying in compliance with School IPM rules.

Instructors Day 2: Dr. Mike Merchant, and Ms. Janet Hurley
(CEU credit for SPCS is 6 hours if you have a Pest or L&O license; TDA Ag will also have 6 hours – with laws and rules, plus IPM)

If you need specific help with registration, please contact Mrs. Sharon Harris at 972-952-9201; she can assist with obtaining vendor paperwork for registration.