b'Thirty Years and Counting:SCIENCE EDUCATIONTraining Teachers and Students at theCarnegie Academy for Science Education (CASE)40These Washington, D.C., high school teachers are participating in the Professional Development Institute designed by Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) and implemented by the Carnegie Academy for Science Education (above). Image courtesy Carnegie Academy for Science Education and Blonde PhotographyT hirty years ago Maxine Singer, then presidentfor several weeks each. Approximately 500 students of Carnegie, founded First Light, a freebenefited from the program.Saturday science school for middle school children in Washington, D.C. This launched theCASE high school interns compiled the ABE-Carnegie Academy for Science Education (CASE)D.C. lab kits and assisted during the Professional with the goal of encouraging interest in scienceDevelopment Institute. Some were highlighted in a and technology among students and teachersvideo discussing equity in science labs. The video in Washington, D.C., public and charter schools. In 2017 CASE was selected to manage the new Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) site in Washington, D.C. This year, ABE-D.C. established an extensive professional development program, with a rigorous biotechnology curriculum, including research-grade laboratory equipment loaned to D.C. high school teachers. First Light students, meanwhile, explored space, exoplanets, and rockets.During the summer of 2018, 12 Washington, D.C., public high school science teachers were trained by CASE during a four-day Professional Development Institute. Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, these teachers, representing a third of the publicCarnegies NaDaizja Bolling (left) explains the $20,000 worth of D.C. high schools, borrowed the ABE-D.C. $20,000scientific equipment included in the Amgen Biotech Experience-D.C. biotech kit to a science teacher in the program (right).research-grade lab kits to use in their classroomsImage courtesy Carnegie Academy for Science Education'