About Josh Clemmer

Joshua Clemmer is the Lead Teacher of the PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program and the Science Department Chairperson at Bel Air High School in Bel Air, MD. In addition to teaching Biomedical Innovation, he also teaches Earth Science, Marine Science, and Geohazards Engineering. Joshua enjoys striving to keep his teaching on the cutting edge of technology and available resources.

Our Students are Kind of a Big Deal

Ron Burgundy is famous for his obvious lack of moral fortitude. He is a unique and obviously fictional character. I have always noticed that the majority of real people tend not to notice their own impressive attributes as Mr. Burgundy does in the video below. Fortunately for me, almost every one of the students, teachers, and administrators that I [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:40:01+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Biomed Blog, Staff Blog|0 Comments

Prepared to Present – Becoming a High School Student Who is Good at Public Speaking

I carry multiple things around with my hands all the time so I figure I should be pretty good at juggling fiery torches and swords by now. Pass me those swords. If only it were that easy. I’m not breaking any new ground here by saying that you have to participate in a huge amount [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:40:03+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Biomed Blog, Staff Blog|0 Comments

BAHS Biomed Students Present at Congressional Reception

Six representatives of the BAHS Biomedical Sciences program were invited to Washington D.C. to present projects at a the 2016 "I am CTE: STEM-Savvy and Career-Ready" congressional reception. Senators Tim Kaine (D-Virginia), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin), and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) were present at the event. Each senator, senate staff, and hundreds of other attendees related to the [...]

By | 2016-12-09T17:40:03+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Program News|0 Comments

2015-2016 BAHS Biomed Application Announcement

All 2015-2016 applications for the BAHS Biomedical Sciences Program have been reviewed! Letters informing applicants of their status for entrance into the freshman class for the 2016-2017 school year were placed in the mail today, 2/29/16. Keep an eye on the mail in the near future to find your letter if you applied. If you need [...]

By | 2016-03-09T14:42:08+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Program News|0 Comments

BAHS Biomed Named MSDE Outstanding Secondary CTE Program

The Bel Air High School Biomedical Sciences Program was recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education as the 2015 Outstanding Career and Technology Education Program in a secondary school. HCPS Press Release MSDE Award Information

By | 2016-03-09T15:00:44+00:00 May 30th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Biomed in the News|0 Comments

BAHS Biomed Senior Ceremony Article

Each year, the seniors graduating from the Bel Air High School Biomedical Sciences Program are recognized for all of their hard work with a program completion ceremony. The Aegis wrote an article on the ceremony from 2015. The Aegis - Bel Air High Biomedical Sciences Program seniors honored

By | 2016-03-09T14:55:16+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Biomed in the News, Program News|0 Comments

BAHS Biomed Program Story – On what can you experiment?

The Baltimore Sun wrote an article and created an original video on the BAHS Biomedical Science Program. The pieces cover the foundations of the program, student experiences, public acknowledgement, and the real-world impact of the program. Baltimore Sun - Biomedical program at Bel Air High takes students from classroom to real world

By | 2016-03-09T15:00:08+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Biomed in the News, Program News|0 Comments

BAHS Biomed Students Present at D.C. Senate Building

Students from the BAHS Biomedical Sciences Program were selected to present samples of STEM/CTE curriculum to senators and other political dignitaries in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. HCPS Press Release

By | 2017-03-04T15:27:10+00:00 March 1st, 2015|Biomed in the News, Program News|0 Comments

BAHS Named PLTW National Model School

Bel Air High School earned the title of National Model School for its PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program. The exemplary state of the program at BAHS now serves as a benchmark to other aspiring programs across the country. PLTW National Model School Announcement Bel Air High named a model school in STEM education

By | 2017-11-28T17:13:26+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Awards and Recognition, Biomed in the News, Program News|0 Comments