Industrial Biotechnology Teacher Experience (IBTE)

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IBTE is a two week, 80-hour program developed for teachers who are (or will be) teaching Biotechnology courses* Project Lead the Way’s Biomedical Science curriculum or any science course in which biotechnology concepts and techniques may be integrated. The primary aim of this course is to provide experience with the skills, techniques, and knowledge within biotechnology curricula in the context of working in the biotech industry. In addition, there will be guidance and practice with the preparative steps necessary for the hands-on components of the program.
Industry experience will include the design, development, testing, and manufacture of a biopharmaceutical product. Participants will develop an understanding of the departmental roles and careers, as well as the criteria associated with working in this highly regulated environment.

*Completion of this course earns district certification for existing Biology and Chemistry teachers in the state of Florida, enabling them to teach the CTE components of the program.

2019 IBTE Flyer


Registration for the 2019 IBTE Program has now closed.  Please check back for 2020 program dates!

June 17-28*, 2019, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The cost of the program includes on-campus housing

*Activities not scheduled for June 22-23

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Hands-On Training 0
  • Duration 80 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Wet Lab Yes
  • Max Students 16
  • Assessments Yes