Members of the CTABT strive to promote the professional growth and development of biology teachers in Connecticut to enhance their effectiveness in the classroom and community.

Upcoming Events, Conferences and Workshops

April 22-26, 2015

Stop Cancer Before it Starts: The Success of the HPV Vaccines

Please join us for a lecture held at Manchester Community College on April 22, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The Guest Speaker is Dr. John Vancheire, M.D., Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Louisiana State University. This talk is sponsored by the CT Valley Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, Manchester Community College, and the Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers.For more information on the talk, click here.

June 23-26, 2015

37th Annual ABLE Meeting, Boston University, Boston, MA

The 37th annual ABLE conference will be on June 23-26, 2015 at Boston University. The mini workshop submission deadline is March 15. Mini workshops are 45 minutes in length (some mini workshops may be presented twice). Mini workshops are given to present novel curricular approaches to teaching biology. They are not strictly limited to presentations about teaching in a laboratory setting. They may be presented as a lecture, demonstration, computer laboratory, or hands-on wet-lab activity. All the mini-workshop presentations include some audience participation and discussion. For more information, please visit

November 11-14, 2015

2015 NABT Professional Development Conference, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

Join other leaders in biology and life science education for four days of renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, 200+ informative sessions and special events! For more information please see here. NABT is now accepting sessions proposals for the 2015 Professional Development Conference online. NABT will accept sessions until 11:59pm EDT on Sunday, March 15th. Due to limited space, late and incomplete submissions will not be considered for review. Acceptance notifications will be sent to the primary presenter by May 1th and upon acceptance, all session presenters must register and pay the appropriate fees to attend the NABT Professional Development Conference. Registrations must be received by May 31st for your session to be included in the Conference Program.

Photos from Previous Events, Conferences and Workshops

March 15, 2014

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) Eastern Regional Conference

October 18, 2013

Western New England Biology Educator’s Workshop






October 25, 2013

2013 OBTA Lecture Reception

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