Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium: A Model Organization for Inspiring and Supporting High School Biotechnology Teachers

The Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium combines the efforts of Bio-Link, community college biotech programs, companies (Amgen, Life Technologies, Johnson & Johnson, LifeScan, and Roche), with local high school partnerships (Gene Connection, SF-BASE, East Bay Biotechnology Education Program, PROBE, and the Santa Clara County Biotechnology Education Partnership) into a powerful resource for supporting science education. This report describes the BABEC organization, what it is does, how it works and what it provides and presents testimonials from various partners.

 

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Students

  • Learn about biotech careers
  • Find biotech programs

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Instructors

  • Professional development
  • View curriculum

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Industry

  • Connect with local programs
  • Find skilled workers

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