2021 PCT School Registration

The North Carolina Pest Management Association, in cooperation with the North Carolina State University  Department of Entomology, is pleased to present the 71st Annual Pest Control Technician’s (PCT) School

 

Our annual school is going VIRTUAL this year and will offer up to 14 continuing education credits and 4 great management sessions.

**REGISTER HERE**

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Pricing

EARLY BIRD $150 for members

To receive the discounted early bird rate of $150 for members use discount code EARLYMEMBER. To receive the discounted non-member rate use the discount code EARLYNONMEMBER. To use a discount code, enter it in the “discount code” box at checkout and click apply. It will automatically lower your rate prior to inputting your payment information. Have a question or problem with registration? Contact Allison Barrett at abarrett@pestworld.org.

You can check your membership status here.

You can join NCPMA here.

 

Early (through 12/31/20)

Regular (1/1/21 - 1/18/21)

Late (1/21/21 - 1/28/21)

Member

$150

$189

$218

Non-Member

$379

$409

$439

 


How to receive a discounted rate:

Members receive special Discount codes offering the reduced rates below.

To receive the discounted early bird rate of $150 for members use discount code EARLYMEMBER. To receive the discounted non-member rate use the discount code EARLYNONMEMBER.

To use a discount code, enter it in the “discount code” box at checkout and click apply. It will automatically lower your rate prior to inputting your payment information.

Bringing multiple attendees? 

Register 4 to 6 attendees for $125 per attendee; use Discount Code BULK46

Register 7+ attendees for $100 per attendee, use Discount Code BULK7PLUS


CREDIT REQUIREMENTSPlease read carefully before registering

No exceptions can be made to these policies as they are determined by individual states.

  • Each individual must be able to view on their own device and must use the specific link provided by email. No device sharing will be allowed.
  • Using the same email to register multiple attendees is not permitted. 
  • Calling in on the phone is not sufficient; attendees must watch the webinar live in its entirety and answer poll questions during to receive credit.  
  • Polls will be deployed during the sessions. You must answer these questions to receive credit.

FLORIDA & VIRGINIA SPECIFIC:

  • Florida Attendees: State regulations require you to complete a 15-question quiz; failure to complete the quiz will result in no credits. 
  • Virginia Attendees: Credit is only awarded in 4-hour blocks, so you must attend 4 classes in a row to receive credits for any of them. VA credit will NOT be offered for the two fumigation classes in the afternoon of 1/28. 

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

All refund & cancellation requests must be sent to abarrett@pestworld.org

A $25 fee will be charged for cancellations before 12/14/20. 

Cancellations received from 12/14/20 to 1/11/21 will receive a 50% refund. 

No reimbursement will be made after 1/11/21. 

Substitutions will be accepted until 1/20/21. 

No refunds will offered due to technical difficulties or connection issues.


Schedule

Monday, January 25, 2021

8:00 - 12:00    Board of Directors Meeting

1:00-2:30        General Membership Meeting and Awards

2:30-3:00        North Carolina State University Update and Graduate Student Award

3:30-4:30        Keynote Speaker - Steve Troxler

5:00-6:00        Virtual Reception for Owners and Managers

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Technical Sessions

7:30-8:00        Breakfast Breakout  

8:00-8:55        P-Phase / Stored Product Insects /Tom Mueller, Insects Limited, Inc.

8:55-9:00        BREAK

9:00- 9:55       W-Phase / Termites/ Brittany Campbell, NPMA

9:55-10:00      BREAK

10:00-10:55    P-Phase / Human Parasites/ Heather King, Target Specialty Products

10:55-11:00    BREAK

11:00-11:55    W-Phase / Powder Post Beetles/ Dan Suiter, UGA Entomology

Management   Sessions

2:00-2:50        MGMT Session / Recruiting in today’s job market

2:50-3:00        BREAK

3:00-3:50        MGMT Round Table Discussion / Effects of COVID & PPP 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Technical Sessions

7:30-8 AM      Breakfast Breakout     

8:00-8:55        P-Phase / Ants / Tommy Powell, MKG

8:55-9:00        BREAK                      

9:00-9:55        W-Phase / Rick Bell / Arrow

9:55-10:00      BREAK                      

10:00-10:55    P-Phase /Rodents/ John Murphy, Liphatech

10:55-11:00    BREAK                      

11:00-11:55    W-Phase / NCDA&CS Structural Division/ Richard Willis & Roger Bryan

Management Sessions            

2:00-2:50        MGMT Session / Health Ins 

2:50-3:00        BREAK                      

3:00-3:50        MGMT Session / Safety 

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Technical Sessions

7:30-8 AM      Breakfast Breakout

8:00-8:55        NCSU Student W-Phase

8:55-9:00        BREAK

9:00-9:55        NCSU Student P-Phase

9:55-10:00      BREAK

10:00-10:55    O&T Phase / Turf feeding Caterpillars/ Terri Billeisen, NCSU

10:55-11:00    BREAK

11:00-11:55    O&T Phase / Fruit & Wood Ornamental Pathology/ Sara Villani, NCSU

Noon-1:00       LUNCH

1:00-1:55        F-Phase / Fumigation (Not available for VA Credit)/ Pete Mueller, Fumigation Service & Supply

1:55-2:00        BREAK

2:00-2:55        F-Phase / Fumigation (Not available for VA credit)/ Ken Kendall, Ensystex

WDIR, Certified Applicator, Hands On School and ACE will not be offered as part of PCT this year. NCPMA is working on alternate dates and methods of instruction.

 

**REGISTER HERE**