CATS Distance Learning Programs to Be Offered

Posted: September 11, 2000
The West Virginia Department of Education has announced that two CATS (Coordinated and Thematic Science) distance learning programs will be offered this fall.  

CATS Biology Connections I will be taught by web-based instructors, Dr. H. Andrew Cook and Dr. Edward Keller. The four-module program will begin September 13 and conclude the week of December 4.  

For additional information or to establish a site, contact: Dr. Cook at (304) 336-8062 (cookandy@wlsc.wvnet.edu) or Brenda West at (304) 558-7805 (bwest@access.k12.wv.us).  

CATS Earth Science Connections I will be taught by Dr. Bob Behling, Dr. John Renton and Dr. Deb Hemler. The program features a series of broadcasts coupled with a two-day, hands-on field trip to explore the basic principles and concepts of physical geology.  

For additional information or to establish a site, contact: Brenda West at (304) 558-7805(bwest@access.k12.wv.us).  

Project CATS is a multi-year, multi-phase comprehensive teacher enhancement program targeted to improve content knowledge and pedagogical skills of teachers to enable them to effectively implement the new West Virginia Science Curriculum Framework (WVSCF).

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