About Us


Oregon State University's Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) aims to protect human health and the environment through education and service to Oregon communities. PSEP delivers high quality educational programs on the proper use of pesticides, which includes Integrated Pest Management (IPM).


The Pesticide Safety Education Program at Oregon State University will protect human health and the environment by providing the best, most engaging, science - based pesticide safety education in the region.



We will be good stewards of the time, talent, and funds entrusted to us. We will take responsibility in a transparent and timely way.

Equity & Inclusion

We will empower people, remove barriers and seek justice. Our outputs will be unbiased and accessible.


We will foster a culture of creative problem-solving.


We will hold ourselves and each other to high standards of ethics, honesty and authenticity.

Positive Environment

We will create a work environment where it is safe to be creative and light-hearted camaraderie is welcome. We will support one another and choose positive thinking.


We are committed to excellence. We will continually improve our publications and programs.


We will communicate collaboratively, directly, and effectively. We will aim to treat people as they would like to be treated.