This model guidance for implementation of integrated pest management in schools can be used by administrators, educators, parents and others to help inform the development, adoption and improvement of policies for school districts. It represents our recommendations for best management practices for successful implementation of pesticide safety and IPM practices in kindergarten to 12th grade schools. It is not intended to supersede state, tribal or local requirements, where those requirements are more stringent or specific.
School Integrated Pest Management Model Policy (PDF)(8 pp, 3 MB,
Examples of school integrated pest management guidance and sample policies.