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06/14/2024

LAST CHANCE for Recert Training before June 30, 2024!

VPMA has 2 last chance opportunities to earn recert credits!

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VPMA LAST CHANCE  Recert Training

We know that if you've reached this point in the year, and still need recert credits - that this is a BIG deal! We got you covered. We have a virtual event on June 20 and an in-person event on June 27! Register now to get the requisite recert training to renew your state pesticide applicator license.

 

Register for June 20th Webinar

 

VPMA Virtual Spring Webinar Series June 20th

Recertification credits have been approved in 7a, 7b, 7d, 8, and 60 in VA, and in the corresponding categories in MD, NC, PA, DC, and WV.

Cost: VPMA Member $65 - Non-member $95

This half-day webinar will be presented on June 20. The agenda includes practical training in mosquitoes, flies, termites, and wildlife control presented by VPMA Gold Education Sponsors.

  • Mosquito Biology and Treatment Strategies presented by Richard D. Spigler II, BCE, BASF
  • Getting to the source: Practices for solving and preventing small fly issues presented by John Singletary, Nisus 
  • Adding Wildlife to Your Pest Control Business presented by Marcus Johnson, Target
  • Termite Behavior & Baiting for Control presented by Jared Miller, Corteva
  • A VDACS Update will also be presented.
Click here to read about the full agenda.   

 

ACE LOGOLast scheduled opportunity to recertify before the end of June  

Jeffrey M. Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course

  June 27, 2024 - Richmond, VA

   Recertification credits have been approved in 7a, 7b, 7d, 8, and 60 in VA, and corresponding categories in MD, NC, DC, and WV.

Take this course to earn recertification credits or to earn your ACE designation (proctored exam included).

Cost: VPMA Member $99 for recert credits only/$138 for ACE certification - Non-Member $156 for recert credits only/$217 for ACE certification

Click here to register for the June 27th ACE Prep Course or Recert 

Are you ready to become an ACE and be recognized for your wealth of insect knowledge?

In today's increasingly complex and highly specialized economy, credentials are important. The Entomological Society of America, long the industry leader in certification through its Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) program, also offers a certification option geared specifically toward the pest management industry. People become ACEs for a variety of reasons, but one thing is clear – the ACE program has become the benchmark for professionalism in the pest management industry.

Take the ACE Prep course to kick off your studies to prepare for this arduous exam, or if you are ready to test, take the prep course as a last-minute review. VPMA proctors the exam the day after the Prep Course for those ready to sit for the exam.

  1. Apply to become an ACE through ESA (link).
  2. Begin your self-study preparation (link).
  3. Register for the VPMA ACE Prep Course (link).
  4. Select VPMA as your proctor (link).

Click here to learn about the ACE Prep Course         

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