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2022 Spring- Biology for Teachers- Online Endorsement Course

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • 20 Apr 2022
  • Online - Canvas
  • 21


  • The $500 is refundable with the successful completion of the course with a C or better through your district or charter school IF they have the funds availalbe. USBE does not refund. You will need to confirm with your district.
  • Join the Utah Science Teachers Association and save $150 on this course and other USTA/UEN Courses for a year. Only $500 will be refunded with a successful completion of the course with a C. You must check to see if your district has the funding for this reimbursement.


USBE has instituted a reimbursement program for teachers getting their endorsements.  You qualify to get reimbursed the full $500 if you pass with a C or better, IF YOUR DISTRICT is willing to work with USBE.  Contact your district for details and for verification that you will be reimbursed.  UtSTA, will NOT be reimbursing you.  If your district does not participant in this new program, the $500 is not refundable. 

This content teaching course will introduce you to the basics of biology including ecology, cell structure and function, anatomy, physiology, evolution, and classification. You will also identify ways to incorporate NGSS science practices  and crosscutting concepts into the science classroom while studying life science.

The course emphasizes content and teaching practices that can be used in the classroom. Lesson plan creation is part of the course. Emphasis is on best practices used to teach this content in your classroom.

This Online Endorsement Course meets the Utah State Science Endorsement Course Requirements for:

  • Biological Science: General Biology
  • Middle School (pathway 2): General Biology
  • Environmental Science: General Biology

Upon successful completion, the participants will receive 3.0 Southern Utah University Credits (included in the cost of the course).

NOTEIf you are not a current member of UtSTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($10-15/year) and save money on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 2 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

This course will run if there are enough participants registered.  If enrollment numbers do not reach the threshold, the course will unfortunately be cancelled.  Registrants can take a different course or will be refunded the registration fee. 

email: dmonson@utsta.org


N-143 Eyring Science Center

Provo, UT 84602

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