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Brad Williamson

University of Kansas
UKanTeach Master Teacher

Brad Williamson is a long-time, Kansas biology teacher who has taught in small, rural schools, large suburban high schools, community colleges and universities for more than 30 years.  Throughout his career he has taken an active role in biology education reform programs such as NSF’s Global Lab Project, NSF’s GLOBE project and NSF’s Project GENE.  Along with Chip Taylor, in 1992, Williamson co-founded the internationally known Monarch Watch project that involves students and other citizen scientists in the study and conservation of the monarch butterfly.   He is co-author of the web-intensive, high school biology text, Biology, Exploring Life.  Currently Williamson is working with the UKanTeach program at the University of Kansas helping to prepare the next generation of science and math teachers. He has served in a number of leadership roles during his career, including president of the National Association of Biology Teachers in 2002.   Starting in 2006, Williamson served on a number of the various College Board committees doing the work of developing a new Advanced Placement Biology curriculum.


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Tuesday, June 18