6 Hour School IPM Course for TDA
- Date of Publication
- July 7, 2021
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Course Information This online course covers the required material for Texas School IPM Coordinators as mandated by the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 7, Subchapter H, Division 7 School IPM Rules. School district administrators and pest management professionals may also wish to take this course to learn more about the in-depth requirements for school integrated pest management in Texas. This course is designed to be taken in one day or multiple days, the content is what is important, so that you understand your role as the District IPM Coordinator. For school district IPM coordinators this course can count towards your initial 6-hour required training or 6 hour refresher course for those School IPM Coordinators who are needing their 3 year refresher certification.
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