Betsy Berg

Betsy Berg of Las Vegas, Nev., teaches biology and marine science to ninth through twelfth graders at Cimarron-Memorial High School. Berg was nominated for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching in October 1994 and for the Tandy Award for Outstanding Science Educator in September 1994. Recently, she was selected by the National Science Teachers Association as an Access Excellence Fellow, participating in a summit for biology teachers this summer. Berg was instrumental in introducing the JASON curriculum to the other 17 science faculty members at her school. She served as a mentor to these members and organized field trips to the local PIN site for JASON V and VI. Berg became interested in science after taking field trips to vacant lots and collecting bugs in bottles when she was a child.

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