AP Biology Section
The Advanced Placement (AP) Section of NABT, open to both AP Biology and AP Environmental Science teachers, provided information on topics of special interest, especially those related to the AP Exams. In addition, a reception at the NABT Professional Development Conference allows teachers to interact in an informal setting.
Mark Little, Interim Chair
Broomfield High School
The Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award
The Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award was established in honor of Kim Foglia, an exceptional teacher whose contributions to the Advanced Placement Biology community were unparalleled. The Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award recognizes an AP Biology teacher who displays a willingness to share materials, serves as a mentor to both students and professional colleagues, creates an innovative and student centered classroom environment, and exemplifies a personal philosophy that encourages professional growth as an AP biology teacher and member of that community. Sponsored by Pearson and NABT, the Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award includes a $1000 honorarium, a recognition plaque to be presented at the NABT Professional Development Conference, and a one-year complimentary NABT membership. The application deadline is May 31, 2011. Online Nomination Form.
Kim Foglia AP Biology Travel Fellowship
The Kim Foglia AP Biology Travel Fellowship was established by NABT and the College Board to encourage and support novice Advanced Placement Biology teachers by helping them further their professional development in the biology and life sciences fields. All fellowship recipients are required to be a practicing educators who are able to attend the NABT Professional Development Conference. The travel fellowship will cover the costs associated with conference registration, travel to and from the conference location, and accommodations for the duration of the conference. In addition, each Kim Foglia AP Biology Fellow will receive a one-year complimentary membership to NABT. The application deadline is May 31, 2011 and complete details are available at Kim Foglia Travel Fellowship.