Colorado Springs-area science teacher receives $2,000 STEM grant, intensive biotech training

A Pikes Peak-area science teacher recently received a STEM grant from the Air Force Academy after completing an intensive biotechnology training program that she said will help make classes more interesting – and fun – for her students.

Katie Hobbs, a chemistry and biology teacher at Mesa Ridge High School, was among a select group of teachers chosen to participate in the Academy’s weeklong Biotechnology Immersion Program, a hands-on seminar on incorporating emerging technologies into the science curriculum.

“It was one of the best trainings I’ve ever been to,” Hobbs said.

Find out more in the Gazette.

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