Jeffrey M Johnson Memorial Ace Prep Course

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Event Date 09-22-2021 8:15 am
Event End Date 09-21-2021 5:00 pm
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What: Jeffrey M. Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course
Where: Richmond - site tbd
When: September 22, 2021, 8:15 - 5:00 pm (exam proctored on 9/23/21)
Recertification Credits: applied for in VA, MD, WC, NC & DC in categories 7A, 7B, 8 and 60

Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) is the future of professional pest management. ACE certification can lead to better visibility, opportunities, and jobs. In today’s increasingly complex and highly-specialized economy, credentials are important. Thinking about becoming an Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)? Attend this Prep Course and take the Exam the next day!

Why Become an ACE?

Sure, you know you’ve got the skills to do the job, but how do you convince potential customers and employers you’re the best one for the job? For many career-minded pest management professionals, certification is often the answer.

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.

Steps to Becoming an ACE

1. Meet these pre-requisites:

• Hold a current pesticide applicators license.

• Have a minimum of 5 years of verifiable pest management experience, less if a related degree is held.

2. Complete the ESA ACE application process as outlined at, pay the fee to ESA, and pick VPMA as your proctor.

3. Complete thE VPMA ACE Prep Course registration at $175 fee. Deadline: September 13, 2021. 4. Studying for this exam is key to successful completion. Please visit: