Undergraduate Biology Educators of Alberta (UBEA)

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About Us

We are a committed group of Alberta educators who work together to promote the best educational experience for aspiring biologists.

The Undergraduate Biology Educators of Alberta (formerly the Alberta Introductory Biology Association - AIBA) normally meets once a year at one of the various college and university campuses around our province.  We take turns hosting the event.

Although the association has been meeting unofficially for many years, we became a registered society in 2013.  With a new board structure in place and the opportunity to organize our finances, the UBEA has become more sustainable and stable.  We look forward to continuing our work of supporting our teaching colleagues and sharing ideas and resources between our post-secondary institutions.

You can navigate to the various sections using the links at the top of this page.

If you have any questions, ideas, or if you want to become a member, please contact one of the Executives at the right.  We are inclusive:  you need not be a biologist or a professor or workign in Alberta.  Anyone interested in promoting effective and engaging biology education is welcome.

2019-2020 Board Members

President:  Jody Rintoul (rintoul@ualberta.ca)

Treasurer:  Randall Barley (randall.barley@uleth.ca)

Communications: David Patten (david.patten@lakelandcollege.ca)

Member-at-Large:  Carol Gibbons Kroeker (kcagibbo@ucalgary.ca)

Member-at-Large:  Carla Starchuck (starchuk@ualberta.ca)

Member-at-Large:  Anne McIntosh (anne.mcintosh@ualberta.ca)