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The ABCs of School and Childcare Pest Management Blog

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School IPM Webinars and Trainings

Learning never exhausts the mind. -Leonardo da Vinci One of the key tenants of IPM is knowing your pests, or potential pests, and risks. Learning opportunities become a valuable tool in helping to prepare for and prevent pest issues from arising. Happily, we live in a time when School IPM training events are easily accessible. […]

Most Recent Resources


School IPM 4 LawsPest Management Practices: A Survey of Public School Districts in New York State. An evaluation of the status of IPM programs in NYS public elementary and secondary schools.


School IPM 4 LawsSchool Integrated Pest Management: The Four Laws for Keeping Schools Pest-Free, authored by Lynn Braband and Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, posted by the American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities (ACEF). This online lesson is an interactive platform that contains videos and questions.


Cornwall-on-Hudson high schoolIntroducing our new School IPM Best Management Practices website. From basics for the novice to resources for the seasoned IPM practitioner, our new website at the Northeast IPM Center brings together all the school IPM knowledge we could gather into one site. Inspection forms, pest fact sheets, IPM protocols, and links to the best and latest from IPM experts. We also provide ways to increase communication between school staff, parents, coaches and the community.


detective finding ant Identification is the first step in practicing IPM. Many of the creepie-crawlies you may find in your home are harmless, but others may infest your flour, chew your clothes, or even bite or sting you. Find out what your pest is and learn how to manage it. Use our online Pest Identification Key to identify your pest!


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Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
Community IPM Coordinator
jennifer grant Jennifer Grant
Director and Turfgrass IPM Specialist
Lynn Braband Lynn Braband
Community IPM Extension Educator
Matt Frye Matt Frye
Community IPM Extension Educator
Joellen Lampman Joellen Lampman
Community IPM Extension Educator