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Representatives from Bio-Link, the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center, and the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce, Jeanette Mowery, Linnea Fletcher, and Russ Read, will be speaking on the topic of using the core bioscience skill standards to create entry-level certificates.
Look for their talk on Friday, 10:30 - 11:15 am.
How to Create an Entry-Level Certificate from Core Bioscience Skill Standards NSF ATE: Core bioscience skill standards were developed and industry-validated through the national c3bc DOL-funded TAAACCT grant. Attendees will learn how to develop curriculum, assessment tools, and student support systems that ensure students master the performance indicators associated with the skill standards. The presenters will also discuss 3rd-party certification for students. Linnea Fletcher, AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center, Austin, TX; Russ Read, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (c3bc), Winston-Salem, NC; Jeanette Mowery, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI
Hotel room reservations need to be made by September 13th.