Evolution is for Everyone
September 30, 2020

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Get to know Bertha Vazquez, director of CFI’s TIES program, bringing accessible tools to enable educators across the country to provide a scientifically sound evolution curriculum to their students. She talks about the work of the teacher-run TIES program, as well as how evolution education goes beyond the classroom. A 30-year veteran teacher, Bertha Vazquez …

TIES Update: Entertaining and Enlightening Human Errors
November 5, 2019


The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES), a program of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, gives middle school teachers the tools they need to effectively teach evolution and answer its critics. TIES is closing out another successful year. Five new TIES workshops have been added since our last update, and in the …

Tying up Creationism in the Classroom | Bertha Vazquez
February 15, 2019


The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) is a project of the Center for Inquiry. After decades of legal and legislative wins for evolution education, it is still difficult for many teachers to teach the unifying theme of biology without pushback from students and parents. As science standards across the country improve to include middle …