Biology Institute at Exeter

The Biology Conference will not take place in 2022

We look forward to seeing you in June, 2023!

Join us for the Biology Institute at Exeter! Spend a week immersed in biology and enjoy learning the latest biology teaching techniques in a state-of-the-art science education facility at Phillips Exeter Academy. This one-week conference is geared towards secondary school Biology/Life Science and Environmental Science teachers. The institute includes a week-long course focused on pedagogy in the Biology classroom. Also included are 4 Advanced Biology Technique seminars, two half-day and one all-day field trips.

“I thoroughly enjoyed this conference. The teachers who taught and participated were all great! I left the conference with a bag of good, useful information and resources. I will use a good deal of it to beef up and improve my courses next school year."

Weeklong Courses

You will register for two weeklong courses.

Taught in the Harkness, student-centered discussion pedagogy, with hands-on lab activities.

Go to the page titled Weeklong Courses

Field Trips

Isle of Shoals Marine Lab and Harvard Museum of Natural History

Go to the page titled Field Trips

Professional Development Credit

You will earn 43.5 clock hours toward your professional development goals. This consists of course work, presentation, labs, field trips and homework. At the conclusion of the conference, you will be given an clock hour letter for your school administration as well as a certificate of completion.

Contact Us

Chris Matlack, Conference Director

Mailing Address
Phillips Exeter Academy, Biology Institute
20 Main Street
Exeter,NH  03833