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Florida’s Statewide Biotechnology Program of
Study


Developing Rigorous Programs of Study through
Statewide Articulation Agreements


OVAE Meeting

October 26, 2009


Program Status


Research Phase


Analysis of current and emerging occupations in
biotechnology


Statewide Industry Focus Groups


Labor Market Surveys


Identification of foundational knowledge and skills
applicable to biotechnology
-
based occupations


Review/revision of core competencies in
secondary/post
-
secondary curricula




Alignment of Standards (Performance, Next
Generation Sunshine State, National) to Industry

1.
History, Career Fields, Benefits of Biotech

2.
Safety

Procedures

3.
Quality Control and Regulatory Guidelines

4.
Communication/Interpersonal Skills

5.
Scientific Inquiry,
Calculations
, Analysis

6.
Organism Structure & Function

7.
Materials Processing/SOP’s for Biotech

8.
Biotech Materials Analysis

9.
Basic Chemistry Applied to Biotech Procedures

10.
Microbiology and Blood Borne Diseases

11.
Legal
and Ethical Responsibilities

12.
Literacy and Computer Skills applied to Biotech

13.
Employability Skills


Development Phase


Analysis of Secondary Biotechnology
Curriculum


Ensure core competencies met


Delineate core for post
-
secondary alignment


Analysis of/Alignment with post
-
secondary
Biotech


Identification of complementary academic
courses (secondary/post
-
secondary)


For inclusion into POS, additional post
-
secondary
credit, and ensure success at post
-
secondary level





Post
-
Secondary Biotechnology Alignment


Comparison of standards to post
-
secondary program
Biotechnology courses


Syllabi, course descriptions, Florida’s SCNS, Instructor
communications


Introduction to Biotechnology


FSCJ, IRSC, SFC, TCC = BSC 1421


PBC = BSC 2421


Introduction to Biotechnology Methods (Lab)


FSCJ, SFC, TCC = BSC 1404C


IRSC = BSC 1421L


PBC = BSC 2421L





Accelerated Credit Options



Secondary Course

Score

Post
-
Secondary Course

Credit

Credit by Exam









AP Biology

4,5

BSCX010C Principles of Biology I &Lab

4

4

AICE Biology A
-
Level

A
-
E

BSCX010C Principles of Biology I & Lab

4

AP Chemistry

4

CHM1045C General Chemistry 1 & Lab

4

4

AP Chemistry

5

CHM1046C General Chemistry 2 & Lab

4

AICE Chemistry A
-
Level

A
-
E

CHM1045C General Chemistry 1 & Lab

4

AP Eng. Composition

3,4,5

ENC1101 College Composition 1

3



AICE English A or AS Level

A
-
E

ENC1101 College Composition 1

3

3

CLEP, English Composition



ENC1101 College Composition 1

3



AICE Psychology AS level

A
-
E

PSYX012 Introduction to Psychology

3

3

AP Statistics

3,4,5

STAX023 Statistics

3

3

CLEP, College Algebra

50

MACX105 College Algebra

3

3

CLEP Precalculus

50

MACX140 Precalculus

3

Dual Enrollment/Articulation









Biology



BSCX010C Principles of Biology I & Lab

4

4

Chemistry



CHM1045C General Chemistry 1 & Lab

4

Counted
Above

English



ENC1101 College Composition 1

3

Math



MAC105 College Algebra

3

Math



STAX023 Statistics

3

Introduction to Biotechnology



Introduction to Biotechnology & Lab

4

4

Total Accelerated Credits Possible

28

Development Phase Cont.


Validation of secondary/post
-
secondary


Cross
-
comparison to industry standards


Identification of sequential course skills mastery


Industry approval/recognition


Identification of pre
-
requisite coursework,
grade requirements, GPA, Certifications
(secondary/post
-
secondary)



Secondary POS Recommendations

Program Entrance


Entrance Requirements


Letters of
Recommendation


Math Teacher


Science Teacher


Minimum GPA of 2.0


FCAT score of 3 or higher


Pre/Co
-
Requisite


Algebra I (8
th

or 9
th

grade)


Biology (ninth grade)


Chemistry (10
th

grade)


Program Completion


Minimum Maintained GPA


Biotechnology 3.0


Overall 3.0


Completion


Above requirements met


Grade of “B” or higher on
industry
-
recognized exam
for certification


In
-
Progress


Industry Certification


The Florida Career and Professional Education
(CAPE) Act


Development of comprehensive
exam/practical skills


Industry recognition through BioFlorida


Exam/Certificate through Employ Florida
Banner Center for Biotechnology


Teacher Certification

-
Emerging Industry

-
Combined Academic/CTE credit



District Certification Program


Banner Center


80 hour (2
-
week) “Industry Experience” Workshop


Provides industry experience in the context of the
HS curriculum, including preparative steps


Master’s Program (Graduate Certificate)


UF CPET’s HHMI funded “Interdisciplinary Center
for Ongoing Research/Education”


12 Credits: 3 credits/2 wk summer program, 3
credits/advanced workshops, 6 credits on
-
line




Challenges


Broad Industry


Identifying Core skills


No National or State Certification


Different Career Clusters


Manufacturing


Health Science


Agriculture


STEM


Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (2008)


Slight post
-
secondary resistance


AA vs. AS degree




Advice


Key Partnerships


Secondary and Post
-
Secondary


Industry, Industry Organizations, Workforce
Boards


DOE (Articulation, Certification, Course
Numbering….)


Articulation Phase (Year 2)


Obtain “go
-
ahead” from Articulation Coordinating
Committee (ACC)


Mechanism for credit transfer, maximum credits,
admission requirements, etc.


AAS, AS, CIP#


Program Admission Requirements


Faculty certification requirements


Establish review cycle for student participation,
performance & outcomes


Present to ACC for approval/adoption into statewide
articulation manual


Promotion and Outreach


2008 (Sept.) DOE Articulation Workshop


District Articulation Administrators, Councilors


2009


Statewide Career Showcases


Biotechnology Academy Open Houses


Florida’s Career and Technical Education (FACTE)


National Career Pathway Network (NCPN)


National Science Teacher’s Association (NSTA) (Nov.)


Teacher Training


Cont. in 2010




Growth & Dissemination


Alachua County
, Santa Fe HS Science Academy for 2008/09


Marion County
, North Marion HS


St. John’s County
, Ponte Vedra High School Academy of
Biotechnology and Medical Research


Palm Beach County
, Seminole Ridge HS


Palm Beach County,

Palm Beach Lakes HS


Palm Beach County
, Spanish River HS


Putnam County
, Interlachen HS


Seminole County, Lake Brantley HS


Polk County, Lake Gibson HS,


Pinellas County


Brevard, Columbia, Levy, & St. Lucie Counties


A total of 620 students and growing


First program graduates in 2010


Statewide Articulation

Santa Fe College, Gainesville

Florida State College Jacksonville

Hillsborough Community College

Palm Beach College, Palm Beach

Miami
-
Dade College, Miami

Indian River State College,

Ft. Pierce

Seminole CC (Dual Enrollment)

Tallahassee (complete at SFC)

Thank you!




University of Florida


Dr. Richard O. Snyder (PI)


Dr. Mary Jo Koroly


Lori Wojciechowski


Santa Fe College


Dr. Linda Nichols


Dr. Kelly Gridley


Florida State College Jacksonville


Dr. Kathryn Birmingham


Dr. Kevin Pegg


Indian River State College


Dr. Patchara Pongam


Dr. Robin Willoughby

Palm Beach College


Dr. Libby Handel



Alachua County School District


Dr. David Edwards


Bill Herschleb


June Camerlengo


Marion County School District


Dee Reedy


Jill Stephens


Palm Beach County School District


Eric Dybas


Lynn Slygh


Tom Hession






Florida Department of Education


Kathleen Taylor


Loretta Costin


Eric Owens



Banner Center for Career Academies


Dr. Frank Fuller

US DOE, Office of Vocational & Adult Education


Scott Hess