Evolution and Ecology Teacher Workshop

9am - 5pm, In-person and Online
Huxley Theater

The 2024 Evolution and Ecology Teacher Workshop, will be a one-day hybrid program held at the New York State Museum and virtually online on Saturday, January 27, 2024. The workshop is a professional-development opportunity for science teachers, especially those who teach biology and environmental science to middle and high school students. The workshop is presented by PhD-level State Museum scientists, including Director of Research and Collections Robert Feranec, Curator of Mycology Patricia Ononiwu Kaishian, Curator of Botany James Lendemer, Curator of Birds and Mammals Jeremy Kirchman, Malacology Collections Manager and Director of the Museum’s Field Research Laboratory Denise Mayer, Curator of Entomology Timothy McCabe, State Paleontologist and Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology Lisa Amati, and Curator of Ichthyology Jeremy Wright.

Participants will earn 8 hours of CTLE credit from the State Education Department.* They will gain valuable insight into the forefront of scientific research happening right here in New York State and up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including genetics, the fossil record, evolution, and ecology. The workshop is aligned with specific NYS Learning Standards and Regents Exams in The Living Environment. 

If you have any questions, please email nysmeducation@nysed.gov



Registration for this program is free. In-person participation is limited to the first 50 individuals.

Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/aJXaaWkhqa