IPM Childcare Websites
Better Kid Care - Penn State University - Better Kid Care provides professional development opportunities and educational information on caring for children.
Massachusetts School IPM Program - Central location where schools and daycares can create/edit IPM plans on line, search for a school’s or daycare’s IPM plan, shows state compliance rates, pesticides not allowed on school grounds, and checklists to follow.
University of Arizona Urban IPM - Compiled list of IPM introductory mailers, posters for different school groups (kitchen staff, teachers, custodians, etc), documents used to implement an IPM plan, policy information, architectural guidelines, recognition and awards for implementing IPM.
Midwest Pesticide Action Center - Extensive list of factsheets for implementation of IPM in schools and daycares including checklists, how to hire an IPM pest management professional, how to know if you’re receiving IPM services, and PowerPoint presentation and scripts.
University of California San Francisco School of Nursing
California Childcare Health Program - "IPM – A Toolkit for Early Care and Education Programs". Free download of curriculum booklet on implementing IPM, including factsheets for common pests, posters, and a checklist booklet with explanations.
EPA's Healthy Child Care - This site presents providers, parents and government agencies with resources to identify and reduce children’s exposure to pollutants that may be present in child care facilities.
California Department of Pesticide Regulation - Seven short videos (3-4 min.) on using IPM to deal with pests in childcare centers plus three training modules on IPM in general and IPM for ants and roaches.
IPM Action Plan for Bed Bugs - From eXtension, an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the best land-grant university minds across America.