ACE Testimonials

ACE Testimonials

Just a note to thank you and the Entomological Society of America for making the ACE program available to the pest control industry.  This certification closes more sales for me than anything I have ever done.  When I tell a potential customer that I am an Associate Certified Entomologist, it seals the deal.  People read it in our Yellow Pages and internet ads and select Biz-zz Bee because of this certification.  We know because they tell us why we were selected from many.  At the present time, I am bidding on a facility with buildings full of PHD’s and they congratulate me and admire t

ACE Code of Ethics

ACE Code of Ethics

For Associate Certified Entomologists-Pest Control

PREAMBLE

The profession of Entomology is increasingly important to the welfare and progress of human society. Associate Certified Entomologists (ACE)s have the position and authority to render effective service to humanity, in keeping with high standards of ethical conduct. In order that the honor and dignity of the profession be advanced and maintained, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has established the following code to define the professional conduct and ethics, binding on ACEs.
 

Committees

Committees

ESA's certification programs are managed by the Certification Board. The Board is assisted by a host of committees who handle some of the many tasks associated with the Certification programs. The committees and their current chairs are listed below. 

ACE Fee Schedule

ACE Fee Schedule

Applications:

  • If approved, the ACE application is valid for 3-years. The applicant must pass the exam within 3 years.
  • Application includes first attempt at the exam
  • Passing the exam makes the applicant an ACE until the end of the initial 3-year period.
  • Fee is $395 (ESA members save $40)
  • Click here to apply

Re-testing:

  • Applicant must wait between 1 and 12 months to retest and submit a retest application with each attempt.

ESA Certification

ESA Certification

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) Certification Corporation offers two certification programs, the Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) and the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)which has a subcategory for International ACEs. The BCE program is geared toward those with degrees in entomology or a related field. The ACE program is focused on those with hands-on training and professional development in the field of structural pest management.

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