MABT Summer PD Conference 2020


What a fabulous conference!  THANK YOU to all that attended our FIRST virtual conference!
Based on 150 of our attendees that have completed the post evaluation
  • 92.3% gave the conference FIVE out of FIVE!!!!
  • 91% felt better prepared to plan and deliver remote learning after attending our 90 minute session!
  • 99% were highly satisfied with the conference content!
Here are some key links to resources from our virtual conference. The first link is to a complete recording of the conference. (NOTE: If you did not register for the conference, the link will require take you to register first to gain access to the video. This is so we can track who is viewing our MABT resources).

MABT Presentations (listed in the order of presentation)
  • Kristy Butler (Forest Hills Central HS) - Introduction
  • Heather Peterson (Holt HS) - Students Using Science Practices Using Google Meet, EdPuzzle, and Flipgrid
  • Rebecca Brewer (Troy HS) - Engagement Strategies Using Interactive Digital Labs and Activities (Jamboard, Connected Bio)
  • Chandler Missig (Lanse Creuse - Pankow) - Using Social Media to Connect with Students and Build Storylines
  • Wendy Johnson (East Kentwood Freshmen Campus) - Using a Choice Board in Google Classroom
  • Mark Eberhard (St. Clair HS) - Student Collaboration: Using Peer Review in the Lab Design Process & Practicing AP FRQs (EduFlow; PeerGrade)
  • Patti Richardson (Forest Hills Central HS) - Communication During Remote Learning / Long-Term Projects
CONFERENCE RESOURCE LINKS FROM JUNE 25, 2020
  • Slide Deck - in PDF format -- contains active links to ALL VIDEOS in presentation!

  • Q & A - record of questions and answers from the livestream

  • Padlet - we will keep this active, please feel free to add to it.

  • Flipgrid - see what other teachers have shared, and feel free to share as well.



Conference 2019 Schedule and Session Descriptions!

posted May 11, 2018, 12:27 PM by Mark Eberhard   [ updated Jun 10, 2019, 1:45 PM ]

MABT Conference Schedule with Session Descriptions 2019



Michigan Association of Biology Teachers Summer Professional Development Conference

posted Apr 24, 2018, 4:24 PM by Mark Eberhard   [ updated Jul 13, 2020, 3:16 PM ]



The Michigan Association of Biology Teachers is pleased to kick off the 2020-2021 school year with our third annual, summer professional development workshop for biology and life science teachers in Michigan.

In addition, we are planning a fall event and several biology focused events in the winter at MSTA 2021. More information will be available at the conference in June.

Please use the link below to complete the form to register for our upcoming professional development workshop to be held at Holt High School, in Holt, MI on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM. There will be an optional social hour after the workshop.

There is a small fee for attending the MABT workshop. The fee covers your lunch, workshop materials, and other conference related costs.  If you pay on or before June 01, 2020 the cost is $25.00.  If you pay after June 01 but before June 21, 2020 the fee is $35.00.  Unfortunately, we may not be able ot accommodate payment at the door for this event



2020 MABT Summer PD Conference went virtual on June 25, 2020!

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