Andrew G. Martin
915 West State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054
o Ph.D., 2005 Purdue University College of Education
o M.S., 1983 Purdue University College of Agriculture
o B.S., 1979 Purdue University College of Agriculture
o Curriculum Development Specialist, Purdue Pesticide Programs, 1984-present
Recent select publications:
o Bigelow, C., Camberato, J., Gibb, T., Latin, R., Martin, A.G., Patton, A., Richmond, D., St. John, R., & Voight, T. (1/14). Category 3b Turf Management. Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. Purdue Pesticide Programs. PPP-3b.
o Farlee, L. & Martin, A.G., Eds. (12/13). Category 2 Forest Pest Management. Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. Purdue Pesticide Programs. PPP-2.
o Martin, A.G. & Whitford, F. (2013). Can a national job analysis serve as a basis for individual state certification exams? Answers from a national pesticide applicator exam development project. Journal of Pesticide Safety Education. 15, 1-16. Available on-line http://www.jpse.org
o Martin, A.G. & Whitford, F. (12/12). Indiana Pesticide Applicator Core Training Manual. Purdue Pesticide Programs. PPP-C/PPP-13.
o Martin, A.G., Whitford, F., & Holt, H. (2/11). Category 6 Industrial Weed Management. Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. Purdue Pesticide Programs. PPP-6.
o Martin, A., Reed, L. Whitford, F., & Becovitz, J. (2009). Professional continuing education for commercial applicators: A case study in standard setting. Journal of Pesticide Safety Education (refereed). 11, 1-10. Available on-line at http://www.jpse.org
Recent select presentations:
o Item Analysis: What Can It Tell Us About Our Test Questions (with Leo Reed, OISC). North Central Region Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training Workshop. 8/20/14. Indianapolis, IN.
o Pesticide Formulation Selection. Indiana Pesticide Applicator Core Training. 1/8/14. Indianapolis, IN. (Repeated on 1/22, 2/3, 2/10, 3/5, 3/13, 3/17, 4/2, 4/3, 5/15, 6/5, 7/2, 9/14, 10/8, 11/10, 12/4 in West Lafayette, IN and on 2/13 in Plainfield, IN.)
o Application Equipment and Calibration. Commercial Pesticide Applicator Category 2, Forest Pest Management. 1/23/14. West Lafayette, IN.
o Understanding Herbicide Labels 2014 National Railroad Contractors Association Weed Control Seminar. 1/28/14. Indianapolis, IN.
o Application Equipment Calibration. Commercial Pesticide Applicator Category 6, Industrial Weed Management. 2/26/14.West Lafayette, IN.
o Applicator Safety and Product Labels: What Does This Label Really Say? For right-of-way operators (with Jay Kelley, OISC). Green Expo. 1/11/13. Indianapolis, IN.
o Elements of Test Construction: An Overview for Pesticide Applicator Certification Programs. [NASDA] Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Development Workshop. 5/1-3/12. Santa Fe, NM.
o Multiple-Choice Items: Are Three Options Enough? 2011 National Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training Workshop. 8/10/11. Portland, OR.
o Certifying Right-of-way Herbicide Applicators: A New Approach to National Testing and Training Projects. 2010 North Central Region Pesticide Education and Certification Workshop. 8/5/10. Nebraska City, NE.
o American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.
Offices and committee memberships:
o Treasurer, American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.
o Journal of Pesticide Safety Education Review Board.
o AAPSE Membership committee
Licenses and certifications:
o Indiana commercial pesticide applicator categories 1, 3a, 3b, 6, 7a, 7b, 8
o DACUM facilitator. Ohio State University
Bio for Andrew Martin, Purdue University
Andrew Martin is a Curriculum Development Specialist with Purdue Pesticide Programs, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. His B.S. and M.S. degrees are in soil and crop science and soil management. His Ph.D. is in Education with emphasis on occupational analysis and licensure test development. Andrew is responsible for Indiana’s commercial pesticide applicator certification training program and he also assists the Office of Indiana State Chemist with their test development activities.