Forensic Science Educator Training

Aug 9 - 12, 2010
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
Hosted by The Forensic Science Program at Sam Houston State University
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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to attend a four-day conference on forensic science at Sam Houston State University. Registrants will receive lab and lecture based instruction and a variety of electronic and physical resources to help incorporate forensic science into the middle and high school curriculum.

The conference is designed to provide instruction to middle- and high school science educators on the use of forensic science in lectures and laboratory exercises to underscore basic scientific principles. The participants will learn how the scientific method is applied to both the recovery of evidence from the scene of the crime and subsequent laboratory testing of physical evidence. The conference will consist of workshops and laboratory-based instruction by forensic science faculty and scientists with real-world experience in a variety of forensic disciplines, including:

  • Forensic biology and DNA
  • Forensic toxicology
  • Forensic pathology and death investigation
  • Trace evidence
  • Controlled substances
  • Fingerprints
  • Pattern evidence
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Entomology
  • Digital Forensics

Training will be provided in a state of the art facility with access to scientific equipment and resources available in crime laboratories. Conference faculty are forensic scientists with experience working within their respective disciplines.

Schedule

We are a State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) approved Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider. This conference provides 27 Continuing Education hours.

BOOKING AND PRICING

Registration
Registration is closed.

Accommodations
Discounted hotel room rates are available at the University Hotel, 1610 Bobby K. Marks Drive, Huntsville, TX 77341; Phone: (936) 291-2151. Mention the Forensic Science Educator Training conference to receive the discounted rate.

Course Cost

Payment deadline is July 1, 2010
We are still taking late registration and payments. After July 15th there will be a $50 late fee.

Registration for the conference is $600. In addition to lecture and laboratory-based instruction on a wide variety of forensic science disciplines, participants will also receive electronic copies of classroom materials designed for middle and high school students.

For further information, please contact Ms. Kelsie Bryand, (kelsie@shsu.edu) or by phone (936-294-4370).

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