Personal Genetics Education Project

pgEd on the road – Summer 2019

pgEd is gearing up and getting ready for an exciting summer of professional development workshops across the country. These meetings will explore the content and activities within our lesson plans, with topics such as ‘genome editing and CRISPR’, ‘athletics and genetics’, ‘DNA, crime, and law enforcement’, and ‘the American eugenics movement’. As always, pgEd workshops are open to teachers, administrators, and other professionals from any discipline. Sign up today!

Our pgEd tour schedule:

  • Teaching the Genome Generation – California (June 16 – June 21), organized by The Jackson Laboratory
  • Teaching the Genome Generation – Maine (June 23 – June 28)
  • YES Teacher Workshop – Nebraska (June 25), organized by U. Nebraska
  • Talking with Students about Personal Genetics – South Dakota (June 27 – June 28) (sign up)
  • Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Massachusetts (July 10) (sign up)
  • Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Alabama (July 16 – July 18) (sign up – waitlist)
  • The 18th Annual Summer Institute for K-12 Educators – Texas (July 22 – July 25), organized by Texas A&M

For more info on CA, ME, and TX workshops, contact Dana ( For more info on AL, MA, NE, and SD workshops, contact Robin (

Upcoming Events

Sun 20

New England Library Association Annual Conference in Mystic, CT

October 20 - October 22
Groton CT
United States
Tue 22

pgEd crossing the Atlantic Ocean – EMBL, Germany

October 22 - October 25
Nov 01

High Risk Youth Network meeting in Roxbury, MA

November 1
Roxbury MA
United States