INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Your District IPM Coordinator is Mr. Steve Bell. Pesticide application records are kept at the Maintenance Department office. The District has implemented a pest management program in accordance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools guidelines. All persons applying pesticides on District property shall hold appropriate State certification and be approved by the District IPM Coordinator. For your safety as well as that of the students and staff, no unauthorized person shall apply pesticides. Please do not store any of these products in your rooms or offices.
TDA has the authority to file administrative, civil or criminal charges against anyone who misuses pesticides. This authority also extends to general-use pesticides, those that can be bought by the general public.
TDA penalty options include:
Here's what you can do:
Many household products are pesticides, so do not store any of these products in your classrooms, offices, mechanical rooms or custodial closets.
These are common products that are considered pesticides: