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Indiana College Biology Teachers Association

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The Indiana College Biology Teachers Association is a group that is focused on bringing together college biology teachers in the state of Indiana for the purposes of learning about pedagogical ideas and opportunities for increasing our knowledge of the field.

Steering Committee:

•    Natalia Hubbs (Hanover College, Past President),​

•    Ann Grens (Indiana University-South Bend, 2019 - 2022),

•    Pam Connerly (Indiana University Southeast; 2018-2021),
•    Rob Swanson (Valparaiso University; 2018-2021),

•    Kim Baker (University of Indianapolis, 2021 - 2024),

•    Beth Rueschhoff (Indiana University Southeast, 2021 - 2024), and

•    Glené Mynhardt (Hanover College, 2021 - 2024),

Officers (2020 - 2021):

•    President: Pamela R. Pretorius (Hanover College),
•    President-Elect: Ann Grens (Indiana University-South Bend),
•    Treasurer: Bruce Evans (Huntington University),
•    Media Coordinator: Marc A. Milne (University of Indianapolis).

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ICBTA is dedicated to the advancement of biology education in post-secondary academic institutions throughout the state. Our main method of information dissemination is through our annual meeting in the Fall.

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2022 ICBTA Conference

Engaging students and re-engaging ourselves.

​Topics may include:

  • How to deal with the lack of skills possessed by students,

  • Recruiting,

  • Upper-level courses,

  • Postponed research,

  • Reduced budget, and

  • Moving online tools into an in-person toolbox.

Volunteers Packing Food

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”

Malala Yousafzai

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Upcoming Conference

  • 2022 ICBTA Conference
    Sat, Sep 24
    IU South Bend
    Sep 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    IU South Bend, 1825 Northside Blvd, South Bend, IN 46615, USA
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Contact Indiana College Biology Teachers Association

milnem at uindy dot edu

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