BABEC Fall 2018 Kickoff

Save the Date – September 8, 2018

BABEC 2.0 – Curriculum Classics for the New Era!
Please join us for an engaging and inspiring day of community with other biology and biotech teachers from across the Bay Area. The theme for year’s event is “ BABEC 2.0 – Curriculum Classics for the New Era”, and is the official release of our much-anticipated curriculum updates


Keynote Address

Highlighting Diversity While Covering Biology Content
Jeff SchinskeJeff Schinske, PhD
Biology Instructor, Foothill College
Principal Investigator & Co-Director, NSF CCB FEST
Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director NSF CC Bio INSITES

Jeff’s research focuses on equity and inclusion in science classrooms, the underrepresentation of community colleges in biology education research, and faculty development. He will present the latest research into how conventional stereotypes of scientists adversely affect students by inhibiting diversity in STEM fields. He will also discuss tested classroom strategies for educators to combat these biases.



Official Release of Updated Curricula

Come see all of your old favorites in a new light

  • Updated lessons to be user-friendly with a new look and feel, and more NGSS aligned.
  • Concurrent sessions & hands-on rotating activity stations will allow you to explore the changes at your own pace


  • Teacher Panel Discussion

    Lab Management Tips & Tricks for BABEC Activities

  • Know you’re not alone and that there are resources and community there to help!
  • Hear Experienced & New teachers share their strategies, insights, and greatest fears about teaching Biotech Lab Activities
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