Welcome to the Community College Program DayBIO 2011Washington D.C.<br />
Bio-Link ATE National Center for Biotechnology & Life Sciences<br />Expanding the Impact<br />Elaine Johnson, PI & Executi...
Mission:<br />  increase the number and diversity of well-trained technicians in the workforce <br />  meet the growing ne...
Invitation to share Bio-Link Goals:<br /><ul><li>  strengthen and expand biotechnology education programs across the nation
  enable biotechnology faculty, students, and technicians to work more efficiently
  support a smoother transition of students to the technical workforce in the biosciences and related industries </li></li...
  shares information and promotes collaboration with web-based community through the use of Web 2.0 tools, conference pres...
  expands and improves information for students and life-sciences companies with national survey information, career matri...
AAASVision and Change<br />Strong interest & involvement in undergraduate biology education<br />Commitment to hands-on sk...
Next Generation Bio-Link<br />Direct Services<br /><ul><li>Professional Development
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  1. 1. Welcome to the Community College Program DayBIO 2011Washington D.C.<br />
  2. 2. Bio-Link ATE National Center for Biotechnology & Life Sciences<br />Expanding the Impact<br />Elaine Johnson, PI & Executive Director<br />www.bio-link.org<br />
  3. 3. Mission:<br /> increase the number and diversity of well-trained technicians in the workforce <br /> meet the growing needs of industry for appropriately trained technicians<br /> institutionalize community college educational practices that make high-quality education and training in the concepts, tools, skills, processes, regulatory structure, and ethics of biotechnology available to all students. <br />
  4. 4. Invitation to share Bio-Link Goals:<br /><ul><li> strengthen and expand biotechnology education programs across the nation
  5. 5. enable biotechnology faculty, students, and technicians to work more efficiently
  6. 6. support a smoother transition of students to the technical workforce in the biosciences and related industries </li></li></ul><li>Activities:<br />The Bio-Link Center of Excellence:<br /><ul><li> delivers direct services including consulting, professional development, maintenance and replication of an equipment depot, instructional clearinghouse, and faculty internships
  7. 7. shares information and promotes collaboration with web-based community through the use of Web 2.0 tools, conference presentations, and Synergy collaboratory
  8. 8. expands and improves information for students and life-sciences companies with national survey information, career matrix, and video career scenarios </li></li></ul><li>Research, Practice and Transformation Through Synergy<br />Collaboratory<br />A Collaboration of ATE Centers for <br />Achieving Scale<br />
  9. 9. AAASVision and Change<br />Strong interest & involvement in undergraduate biology education<br />Commitment to hands-on skills<br />Dedication to preparing workforce<br />Belief in access for all students<br />Engagement of partners<br />Interdisciplinary focus<br />
  10. 10. Next Generation Bio-Link<br />Direct Services<br /><ul><li>Professional Development
  11. 11. Leader-Links
  12. 12. Project & Center Advice
  13. 13. Partnership Building
  14. 14. Clearinghouse
  15. 15. Equipment Distribution
  16. 16. Courses in a Box
  17. 17. Online Courses
  18. 18. Career Information
  19. 19. Faculty & Student Internships
  20. 20. Dissemination of Best Practices
  21. 21. Longitudinal Survey
  22. 22. Networking</li></li></ul><li>Our volunteers are great!! Always willing to lend a helping hand!<br />
  23. 23. Next Generation Bio-Link<br />Conferences Coming Up in 2011<br /><ul><li> HI-TEC, July 25 - 28, San Francisco, CA
  24. 24. League for Innovation, STEMtech, </li></ul>October 2 – 5, Indianapolis, IN<br /><ul><li> ATE-PI, October 26 -28, Washington, DC</li></li></ul><li>Next Generation Bio-Link<br />What is our impact?<br />What is the evidence?<br />ejohnson@biolink.ucsf.edu<br />

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