Rebecca is an instructor for the Youth Apprenticeship Program in Biotechnology at the BTC Institute.

Rebecca McDermid received her B.S. in Genetics and Molecular Biology from UW-Madison and M.A. in Education from Viterbo University.  She has teaching certifications in broadfield science, biology, and chemistry and has taught physical science, biology, dual credit medical terminology, human anatomy & physiology and biotechnology to high school students for 17 years, currently at DeForest High School in DeForest, Wisconsin.

Rebecca is actively involved in perpetually building her own knowledge as well as helping teach peers.  She is a 3DMD model teacher and also has been recognized as an Outstanding Educator by the University of Chicago.  She is a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and Wisconsin Society for Science Teachers (WSST).

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