School Integrated Pest Management

Resources for Training and Education

Below are links to comprehensive School IPM websites from around the United States. Contained within the links is everything you need to start and run an IPM program in your school or district.

General School IPM Information

IPM Handbooks

Model IPM Coordinator Job Descriptions

IPM Design and Construction

Pest Control Contracts

IPM Forms

Pest Monitoring Log

To have a proper IPM program you will need to monitor for pests. This is a form to use when placing and inspecting monitors.

Pest Sighting Log

Place pest sighting forms in high-use areas like staff lounges, business offices, and kitchens. Check the pest sighting log often and take action against pests as needed.

Pesticide Use Form

If ANY pesticides are used on school district property, certain information about the applicator, location, and pesticide must be recorded. The pesticide use form follows the data sheet created by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

Pesticide Application Notice

If a non-emergency pesticide application is going to be made on school district property, excluding a few exceptions, a notification must be posted. This is a sample pesticide use notification form from the IPM Institute of North America.

To access many other forms, letters, IPM Plans, etc., click here.

Powerpoint Training Presentations

School IPM Basics:

School IPM Training:

Pest-Specific IPM:

Other Resources:

  • Stop School Pests
    (A series of self-guided presentations for all school IPM roles, with learning objectives)