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The Cornell Institute for Biology Teachers was created in 1989 to support high school biology teachers through workshops, computer acquisition and training and an equipment lending library. CIBT was the creation of Dr. Rita Calvo, a senior lecturer in genetics at Cornell and Dr. Peter Bruns, Director of the Division of Biological Sciences. They worked with master teachers from New York State to identify the challenges facing biology teachers in the late 80's and 90's. Read More


2014-2015 CIBT Workshop Dates

CIBT is pleased to announce the schedule of workshops for the 2014-2015 year. Fall Return to Campus- Oct 18,2014 New and PreService Workshop- January ...

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Upcoming Events & Appearances

Workshop for New and Preservice Teachers

Jan 18 2015

This annual workshop held over the weekend of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is specifically designed for new teachers K-12 (generally pre-tenure) and pre-service ...

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