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[Stemed-l] Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE)Summer 2016 Professional Development



*Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE)Summer 2016 Professional Development
Institute For NEW ABE teachers:Monday - Thursday,  July 18 - 21,
2016

Springfield Technical Community College, West Springfield MA

Harvard University Cambridge MA*

*Program Format:For NEW ABE teachers*

This Amgen Biotech Experience program will provide high school biology
teachers with a hands-on opportunity to perform biotechnology
techniques currently used in research and industry. The program will
focus on gaining familiarity with skills and procedures in the
laboratory during the early mornings and afternoons. Late mornings
will consist of presentations by Harvard faculty and staff members who
conduct research in a variety of scientific areas that will provide a
content framework for the laboratory sessions.

Teachers will explore how to work collaboratively to develop
meaningfulclassroom lessons based upon the lecture and laboratory
content.  Special attention will be paid to integration of these
laboratories into your curriculum and schedule.  Sessions will include
alignment with the MCAS and NGSS frameworks, AP Biology curriculum and
helpful hints for laboratory planning.

*Program Goals:*
Prepare teachers to use the Amgen Biotech Experience Laboratory
Program in their own classrooms.

*Program Location:*
This workshop will take place for the first three days at Springfield
Technical Community College. On the fourth day, teachers will travel
to Harvard University to join Veteran ABE teachers for collaborative
networking sessions.

*Program Schedule:*
Each day will begin at 8:30AM and end by 4:00PM. Coffee and snacks
will be provided in the mornings and lunch will be provided each
afternoon. Transportation to and from the program is not provided.
Parking will be
provided.

*Cost:*
The program is FREE and is funded by the Amgen Foundation.

*Professional Development:*
New teachers will be awarded 20 PDPs for their participation in this
program.

*Follow-up:*
Teachers who complete the professional development institute will be
eligible to use Amgen Biotech Program kit materials in their school
for a three-week period during the school year. This kit contains 
equipment,materials and reagents needed to perform the 8 biotechnology
laboratories and is valued at $20,000. Teachers are encouraged to
collaborate with other teachers in their schools to maximize the kit
use while at each school.
Please note that teachers are required to pick up and return kit
materials to either the Harvard University, MBL or Springfield
Technical Community College distribution sites.

*Application Requirements:*
Applications must be filled out by high school biology teachers who
currently teach grades 7-12, or are current science/biology curriculum
directors for those grades. Applicants of all teaching experience
levels are encouraged to apply. Teachers from public, private,
parochial, or charter schools in Massachusetts are welcome. Please
include a reliable email address because all correspondence regarding
the program takes place via email.

*NEW ABE Teacher application: New Teacher Application for the 2016 - 2017
Amgen Biotech Experience Program
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__goo.gl_forms_avs2ScPx6k&d=CwMF-g&c=WO-RGvefibhHBZq3fL85hQ&r=XO44RqibJs3vYvn4WgF_Wz2mOuHSzkZtL2o1f2URCus&m=vGXRnJYLbYn3p94BmG4H4OsDpLcvKN4uTTrNHNl89AU&s=bXK7OqdEcPVBTV4y8koweE5zk2SNXYLGZLPqnOxVRQM&e=>*

*Deadline to apply: May 20, 2016*


Tara Bennett Bristow
Program Manager, Life Sciences Outreach
Site Director, Amgen Biotech Experience
Harvard University
16 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

-- 
Mort,  

The following is an announcement for a program where STCC is partnering with AMGEN and Harvard University to provide training and supplies that will allow high school teachers to implement biotechnology projects in their classrooms.  

Can we please distribute this to the PV-STEMNET list. 

Thank you,
Bob 


  
Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE)
Summer 2016 Professional Development Institute
For NEW ABE teachers:
Monday - Thursday,  July 18 - 21, 2016
Springfield Technical Community College, West Springfield MA
Harvard University Cambridge MA



Program Format:
For NEW ABE teachers


This Amgen Biotech Experience program will provide high school biology teachers with a hands-on opportunity to perform biotechnology techniques currently used in research and industry. The program will focus on gaining familiarity with skills and procedures in the laboratory during the early mornings and afternoons. Late mornings will consist of presentations by Harvard faculty and staff members who con! duct research in a variety of scientific areas that will provi! de a content framework for the laboratory sessions.

Teachers will explore how to work collaboratively to develop meaningful classroom lessons based upon the lecture and laboratory content.  Special attention will be paid to integration of these laboratories into your curriculum and schedule.  Sessions will include alignment with the MCAS and NGSS frameworks, AP Biology curriculum and helpful hints for laboratory planning.

Program Goals:
Prepare teachers to use the Amgen Biotech Experience Laboratory Program in their own classrooms.

Program Location:
This workshop will take place for the first three days at Springfield Technical Community College. On the fourth day, teachers will travel to Harvard University to join Veteran ABE teachers for collaborative networking sessions.

Program! Schedule:
Each day will begin at 8:30AM and end by 4:00PM. Coffee and snacks will be provided in the mornings and lunch will be provided each afternoon. Transportation to and from the program is not provided. Parking will be provided.

Cost:
The program is FREE and is funded by the Amgen Foundation.

Professional Development:
New teachers will be awarded 20 PDPs for their participation in this program. 

Follow-up:
Teachers who complete the professional development institute will be eligible to use Amgen Biotech Program kit materials in their school for a three-week period during the school year. This kit contains  equipment, materials and reagents needed to perform the 8 biotechnology laboratories and is valued at $20,000. Teachers are encouraged to collaborate with other teachers in their schools to maximize the kit use while at each school. Please note that! teachers are required to pick up and return kit materials to either th! e Harvard University, MBL or Springfield Technical Community College distribution sites.

Application Requirements:
Applications must be filled out by high school biology teachers who currently teach grades 7-12, or are current science/biology curriculum directors for those grades. Applicants of all teaching experience levels are encouraged to apply. Teachers from public, private, parochial, or charter schools in Massachusetts are welcome. Please include a reliable email address because all correspondence regarding the program takes place via email.  

NEW ABE Teacher application: New Teacher Application for the 2016 - 2017 Amgen Biotech Experience Program

Deadline to apply: May 20, 2016


Tara Bennett Bristow
Program Manager, Life Sciences Outreach
Site Director, Amgen Biotech Experience
Harvard University
16 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

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