2022 Summer Institute FAQ’s

Questions? Contact Emily, edilger@igniteducation.org

Applications are now closed.

We’re looking for creative, agile educators to help us learn and improve ways to engage and prepare the next generation of biotech professionals and educators across California.


FAQ short links – scroll down for answers to all questions

 What type of teachers are you looking for?

Biotech teachers and bio teachers who would like to bring some biotech into their bio classes.

Teachers at high schools within about 50 miles of Burlingame, CA, if they are seeking biotech equipment rental.

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What is different about this curriculum?

This curriculum shifts the focus from traditional biotech courses that develop students’ lab bench skills to deepening their understanding of the product development lifecycle and non-STEM careers in the biotech industry. For more information, visit FuturelabPlus.com

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What you’re committing to:

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What you’ll be provided:

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Application will close when full or by May 15, 2022.

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Who are the partner organizations?

Working together enables us to focus on our strengths! You will have one main point of contact – no need for you to keep us straight. For context, the following lists key partners for this initiative.

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Can I still apply for a Summer Fellowship through Ignited?

You may apply for the Ignited Summer Fellowship Program and note the competing commitment of the July 25-29 Summer Institute in your application. While there is some flexibility with the timing of the Ignited Summer Fellowship, this flexibility is up to the individual host organization and mentor.

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