The Teacher Quality in Biology (TQB) Program at UMBC
A Comprehensive Professional Development Program in Modern Biology
for Maryland High School Biology Teachers


Following is the tentative schedule for our upcoming TQB Program

The TQB comprehensive professional development program in Biology
is provided in three steps:

  • PHASE I: TQB Preparation Course - Eleven Wednesday evening sessions with supplemental online exercises and meetings; Taught in Spring 2012 from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

    DATES: February 15, 22 & 29
               March 7, 14, 28
               April 11, 18, 25
               May 2, 9
  • PHASE II: "Hands-on" molecular biology laboratory training course - Taught in the summer over the course of ten days from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    DATES: June 20 to July 3, 2012 (weekends excluded)
  • PHASE III - Fall 2012 Meeting. The purpose of this one-day meeting is to review the concepts and provide feedback on final projects of the TQB Teacher Scholars, as well as share lesson plans based on program content.

    TENTATIVE DATE: Saturday, November 17, 2012

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