ACE International Program Launched
ACE Exam Content Outline
The ACE exam is organized into four primary knowledge areas called Domains. Each Domain is broken down into a number of Skills. Every question on the ACE Exam will correlate to a Skill on the Content Outline (some may apply to more than one, but each will be categorized in one area. The four Domains are:
Maintain my ACE Certification
To better serve our certification community, starting in 2014 the Associate Certified Entomologist program moved to a 3-year renewal cycle rather than annual renewals. The new cycle was phased-in during 2014 with all current renewals being for a 3-year.
With a 3-year renewal, ACEs must:
Experts Improve Associate Certified Entomologist Program for Pest Control Operators
Lanham, MD; May 9, 2012 -- A panel of ten insect pest-control experts convened in Annapolis, MD recently to review and improve the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) program, a certification program run by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation (ESACC) which seeks to raise the ever-increasing level of professionalism in the pest control industry by developing standards for applicators. Applicants for certification must meet minimum standards, be certified operators in at least one state, and pass an examination.
Choosing a Board or Associate Certified Entomologist provides you with the piece of mind that you are getting a professional who stays current in their field and on top of the latest research and insect science.
Click one of the rosters below to find a Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) or an Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE). Use the "zip code" and "distance" filters to find someone nearby to you! View our Google map to see where ACEs and BCEs are located.
Submit Certification News
We are proud of the work of our BCEs and ACEs. The work of the hundreds that are Certified impacts the world around us in profound and lasting ways. If you or a fellow BCE or ACE has an announcement to share, please email it to us at ESA HQ (firstname.lastname@example.org).
BCE and ACE Marketing and Promotion Tools
Once you become ACE or ACE-I certified, you are granted limited license to use the ACE logo in your marketing materials.
Logos - BCE, ACE and Certification Corporation
Logos are only available to ESA members, BCEs and ACEs. If you need a copy of the ACE, ACE-I, BCE, or ESA logo, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certification Board Directors List
- 2017 - Zia Siddiqi
- 2016 - Forrest St. Aubin
- 2015 - Laura Higgins
- 2014 - Patrick Copps
- 2013 - Mustapha Debboun
- 2012 - Shripat Kamble
- 2011 - Jerome J. Hatch
- 2010 - Janis J. Reed
- 2009 - Stuart E. Mitchell
- 2008 - James E. Cilek
- 2007 - Judith B. Black
- 2006 - Robert W. Davis
- 2005 - Robert W. Davis
- 2004 - Jeffrey A. Weier
- 2003 - Phillip E. Sloderbeck
- 2002 - Michael E. Merchant
- 2001 - Michael E. Merchant
- 2000 - Shripat T. Kamble