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Intro to Genetics: Workshop for School Personnel

Offered free by NERGN, this one-hour live webinar will provide a brief overview of genetics, shares action steps and resource, and leaves time for Q&A.

  • Do genetics play a role in development?
  • Can you answer basic questions about genetics from parents?
  • Do you know what to do if you suspect a genetic condition in one of your students?

The New England Genetics Network is offering FREE training to answer these questions. Taught by genetic counselor and education consultant, Edward M. Kloza, MS CGC and Karen Volle, Program Manager of NERGN this brief online training will help teachers, nurses, and staff understand how genetic conditions impact health and educational needs of students.

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“I thought the training was a great overview of genetic principles and also really helpful… The genetic conditions information website is so valuable to know about and I will continue to access it.” Amber Hewston, DPT

Who Should Attend

  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Staff

Available Dates

Multiple days and times available for this free online training.

  • Monday, September 18, 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST
  • Thursday, September 28, 3:30 – 4:30 PM EST
  • Thursday, October 5, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST
  • Monday, October 30, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST
  • Wednesday, November 15, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST