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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Ohio State University Extension


Live Online Recertification

Hosting a live online recertification webinar


Supporting Documents

Tutorial Videos



Online Recertification

Live, online pesticide recertification webinars have been approved by the Ohio Department of Agriculture for the 2023 recertification year.

  • Hybrid meetings are only allowed if entered separately. If you wish to host a meeting with in-person and virtual participants, you will need to register two meetings in the portal for that day: one online, one in-person

Listed below are instructions, supporting documents, and the video recording of the instructional webinar hosted by the ODA and PSEP.


1. Request a meeting with the ODA

2. Requirements:

  • Live and moderated
  • Verify attendance throughout the day
  • Read program sessions codes throughout the day
  • Collect attendee data and recertification codes

3. Enter attendee data in required template. Send to 

  • Tip: Use qualtrics to collect data - email for a copy of qualtrics form
  • Do not collect last four digits of applicators' social security number. Enter 9999 instead.

Requirements and Suggestions PPT

Supporting Documents

Online Recertification

ODA Recertification Import Template
ODA Meeting Approval Letter
Commercial Recertification Request Instructions
Commercial Recertification Request Form


FACT Training

FACT Online Import Template
ODA FACT Meeting Approval Letter


Tutorial Videos

Extension: For copies of the videos, please email our office.

Live Recert Tutorial Webinar - FULL - Email Pested for the full video

Requesting a Live Online Class - Matt Cochran, Joe Dickerson, ODA - Email Pested for the full video
Requesting an in-person Class (review) - Matt Cochran, ODA - Email Pested for the full video
Online Recert - Requirements and Suggestions - Chrissy Kaminski, PSEP
Zoom for Online Recert - Adam Ziadeh, PSEP
Qualtrics for Online Recert - Mary Ann Rose, PSEP