Personal Genetics Education Project

Professional development

Loading Events

Past Events › Professional development

Events Search and Views Navigation

June 2020

POSTPONED – Professional Development Workshop – Omaha, NE – POSTPONED

June 29 - June 30

Please keep an eye on our calendar for new dates for this event. At the end of June, pgEd will be traveling to Omaha (NE), to present a 2-day professional development workshop for teachers.

Find out more »

July 2020

ONLINE – Professional Development Course

July 6 - July 17

Our professional development course 'Personal Genetics in Health, History, and Society is making its online debut! In this 2-week online professional development workshop, we will explore the various ways in which genetics impacts our lives. We will discuss the intersection of genetics with topics such as medicine, genome editing and CRISPR, law enforcement, and the American eugenics movement. Please register here: https://tinyurl.com/pgEd-July6-17

Find out more »

CANCELED – Professional Development Workshop – Huntsville, AL – CANCELED

July 14 - July 16

In July, pgEd will be traveling to Huntsville (AL), to present a 3-day professional development workshop for teachers.

Find out more »

ONLINE – The 19th Annual Summer Institute For K-12 Educators – Kerrville, TX

July 20 - July 23

pgEd is thrilled to return to the K-12 Summer Institute. Although we will not be able to meet you in person this year, we are excited to offer an online workshop: Personal genetics, gene editing and the environment, and the history of the American eugenics movement: Conversations about genetics and society. To learn more about the K-12 Summer Institute workshops and register, please visit: http://www.k12summerinstitute.org/index.php

Find out more »

August 2020

ONLINE – Professional Development Workshop

August 10 - August 24

As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people?¬†How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this 2-week online professional development workshop, we will explore the various ways in which genetics impacts our lives. We will discuss the intersection of genetics with topics such as medicine, genome editing and CRISPR, law enforcement, and the American eugenics movement. Please…

Find out more »

September 2020

ONLINE – Pembroke teacher workshop

September 11, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Robin will be leading a virtual PD with science teachers from the Pembroke Public Schools to share distance-learning-ready resources as the teachers prepare for the start of the new year.

Find out more »

ONLINE – Nashville Public Television “The Gene” Educator series – Part 1

September 17, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Robin and Nadine will be presenting a 3-session virtual workshop for educators, organized by PBS station, Nashville Public Television. The first session will introduce various resources, including segments on PBS Learning Media from The Gene: An Intimate History and the curriculum that pgEd created to accompany these clips. The presentation includes a panel discussion featuring local educators and Metro Nashville Public School STEAM teachers.

Find out more »

ONLINE – Nashville Public Television “The Gene” Educator series – Part 2

September 24, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Robin and Nadine will be presenting a 3-session virtual workshop for educators, organized by PBS station, Nashville Public Television. The second session will begin with special remarks from Vanderbilt Genetics Institute and Meharry Medical College experts highlighting local work being done in the field of genetics. Robin and Nadine will lead an in-depth discussion about educator resources and access with pgEd.

Find out more »

October 2020

ONLINE – Nashville Public Television “The Gene” Educator series – Part 3

October 1, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Robin and Nadine will be presenting a 3-session virtual workshop for educators, organized by PBS station, Nashville Public Television. In this third and final session, Chris Durrance, co-director of The Gene: An Intimate History, will illustrate how the film unveils the impact have on our everyday lives. Next, pgEd's Robin Bowman and Nadine Vincenten will lead a discussion about participant discoveries with pgEd. Breakout rooms will be facilitated by Metro Nashville Public School STEAM teacher leaders.

Find out more »

ONLINE – Invited Speaker at HudsonAlpha Beacon

October 22, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

HudsonAlpha Beacon was started this year to "help educators find life science content from a distance". As part of this initiative, pgEd has been invited to host a 1-hour webinar to introduce teachers to our lesson materials on personal genetics in health, history, and society, by looking at our lesson: "Genetics, History, and the American Eugenics Movement" For other HudsonAlpha Beacon events as well as our webinar registration: click here.

Find out more »
+ Export Events