Table of Contents:
1. Executive Summary
Why we need full implementation of high-level IPM in all of our schools.
The case for advocacy and action.
3. Stakeholder Priorities
Key needs identified by a broad group of diverse stakeholders.
4. Strategic Plan
Objectives, roles and timeline for implementation.
5. IPM Adoption Process
Understanding how communities can be motivated to change behavior.
6. Overview of Pest Management in US Schools
7. Management Zones: Preventing and Avoiding Pest-Conducive Conditions, Pests, and Pesticide Hazards
Comprehensive reference for preventing pest problems in schools.
8. Pest-specific Information, Tactics, Emerging Issues and Priorities
Compendium of management strategies for common pests.
Appendix A. Pest Management Options Used in and Around Schools
Inspection, exclusion, sanitation, biological and chemical options.
Appendix B. School Pest Management-related Legislation by State
Issues addressed by existing legislation in each state.
Appendix C. Annual School IPM Report Card
Evaluation tool for measuring progress in each state.
Appendix D. Glossary
Appendix E. Workgroup Participant Contact Information and Biographies
Appendix F. References
School pest management and related publications
Appendix G. Bibliography of Surveys on Pest Management in Schools
Appendix H. School IPM Planning and Evaluation Tool
Appendix I. Directory of Organizations with Roles in School IPM
Appendix J. IPM Curriculum Support Tools
Resources for educators to engage students in practical science and environmental stewardship.
Appendix K. State and Regional IPM Contacts
Appendix L. Directory of School IPM Expertise
Appendix M. School IPM Tool Box
Tools to facilitate progress
Related Documents: School IPM Matrix [.doc] [PDF]