TAG: Sherrie Schulte

IA again dubbed WaterSense Partner of the Year

October 10, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named the Irrigation Association (IA) the 2014 WaterSense Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year. In 2013, the IA became the first professional certifying agency partner to win the award. The WaterSense Partner of the Year award recognizes partners who help advance the mission of WaterSense, increase awareness of the WaterSense label... read more

4 Rain Bird classes approved for IA Select program

August 19, 2014By

The Irrigation Association (IA) designated Rain Bird Academy program’s four Boot Camp classes as part of the IA Select program for quality irrigation education, marking the first time the IA has awarded the IA Select designation to classes offered by an external training services provider. “One of the IA’s strategic initiatives is to provide professionally developed irrigation education,” said Sherrie... read more

IA Certification Board accepting applications

April 3, 2014By

The Irrigation Association (IA) Certification Board is soliciting landscape irrigation experts to fill up to four board openings. Applications are accepted until July 1, and selected candidates will serve a three-year term beginning after the 2014 Irrigation Show and Education Conference. The 13-member board establishes policies and processes for IA’s Select Certified program, develops new certifications, updates exams, monitors grading procedures and... read more

Rain Bird to host 30 plus CIT prep classes, exams

December 12, 2013By

Rain Bird Services put in place dates and locations for the Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp in more than 30 U.S. locations from December 2013 to April 2014. The four-and-a-half-day boot camp is a review for the Irrigation Association’s (IA) Certified Irrigation Technician (CIT) exam. At the end of each event, Rain Bird hosts the IA CIT exam. Rain Bird... read more