While our outreach educational student programs provide a wonderful glimpse into the field of genetics, we are only able to be with the students for a day. Teachers have such a great influence on student achievement and career exploration, and we want to support teachers all year long, not only on the day of a classroom visit or field trip.
The Greenwood Genetic Center offers many programs to enhance teacher education. During the summer, we provide exposure to the latest technologies with hands-on workshops. Our professional development workshops are designed to assist teachers in providing innovative lab activities for students. Our speakers bureau offers in class presentations tailored to the needs of your students.
For details on our upcoming summer 2023 teacher workshop visit ggc.org/workshop.
The lobby of the JC Self Research Institute at GGC was transformed into a garden – of sorts.
The art exhibit titled ‘Rare Roses’ consisted of 12 paintings that depict real roses with genetic variations. The series was created by Nicole Shannon, an artist from Greenville. Nicole was inspired by her son, who has a rare genetic disorder, and other individuals with genetic differences.
Quinn, now 4, was born with a myriad of health issues and ...