Integrated Pest Management in Child Care Facilities

Free Gateways i-learning workshop for all child care providers


  • Did you know that Illinois law requires all licensed child care centers to have an integrated pest management (IPM) program in place?
  • Did you know that IPM is the most cost effective and safest pest control around?
  • Did you know that there is IPM in Child Care online training for FREE!

Now you can learn all this and more in a comprehensive 1 hour online workshop through Gateways i-learning. Created by MPAC with support from the US EPA Environmental Justice program, the workshop provides an overview of IPM as well as resources to put your IPM program in place. Receive 1 clock hour of credit toward the 15 hour/year DCFS requirement for licensing.


This Gateways i-learning course is free. Go to: and search for “IPM in Child Care”.

Not registered with Gateways? Go to: and register now to get access to this online workshop.