National Association of Biology Teachers

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The NABT
Type of Organization: Scholarly Biological Organization
Founded: 1938
Members: 5,000+
Location: McLean, Virginia
President: Daniel Ward
Secretary/Treasurer: Bob Melton
Director at Large: William McComas
Director at Large: Robert Dennison

The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) is an American-based scholarly society.

NABT was formed in 1938 and incorporated in 1956. Their membership comprises thousands of biology educators and administrators—representing all grade levels—from the U.S. and abroad. NABT also publishes the journal The American Biology Teacher nine times a year.

NABT has a large number of sections, affiliations and committees that help to facilitate networking and support. Some examples of these are:
4-Year College Section
2-Year College Section
AP Biology
Multicultural Affairs Section
International Section
Role & Status of Women in Biology Education
Retired Members Section
State and Province Affiliate
NABT BioClub
Outreach Coordinators & Informal Educators

NABT has been involved in several controversies over teaching of creationism in public schools, including McLean v. Arkansas in 1982 and Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District in 2005.

Presidents[edit]

This is an incomplete list, for a complete list, please see List of National Association of Biology Teachers presidents
Current PresidentMark Little

Past Presidents
2012: Don French
2011: Dan Ward
2010: Marion V. "Bunny" Jaskot
2009: John Moore
2008: Todd Carter
2007: Patricia Waller
2006: Toby M Horn
2005: Rebecca E. Ross
2004: Betsy Ott
2003: Catherine Ueckert
2002: Brad Williamson
2001: Ann S. Lumsden
2000: Phil McCrea

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