Save The Date – Thursday, March 1st at Noon (ET): The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) hosts “Innovators & Scientists Needed” – a one-hour webinar. Click here to register for this exclusive peek into the future led by our panel of STEM business experts who are part of world-changing innovations and science.  

"RSI was life changing. It allowed me to push myself at a really young age to do some really interesting academic work that I wouldn’t have had access to living in rural Indiana. That was huge for me in terms of getting me ready for college and my career."

- Josie Haspel RSI '01
Research Science Institute

"I enjoy the interaction with professionals and try to bring some of their information into my classroom to help my students make real world connections."

- Peggy Whitlock, science teacher at Patrick Henry High School in Ashland, VA

The USABO has served as a vehicle to explore the breadth and depth of the biological sciences...from doing microbiological labs to attending lectures by world-class scientists describing their groundbreaking research. I have made life-long friends who share similar passions.

- Varkey Alumootil, USABO & IBO ’16
USA Biology Olympiad



Often we don’t know what we’re capable of until someone helps. CEE nurtures scholars, making what seems impossible today, possible tomorrow.


Each summer, 80 of the world's most accomplished high school students gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Research Science Institute (RSI).
RSI opens June 24th to August 4th.  
As the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biology Olympiad enriches the life sciences education of nearly 10,000 talented students annually.
USABO registration is now open
The Teacher Enrichment Program focuses on resources as well as exposure to the breadth and depth of scientific discovery often not available to rural and urban middle and high school teachers and their students.
BioSTEM Clubs strive to increase awareness of STEM research and career opportunities for underserved students and promote their success in STEM fields.



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