Michael Chapman (science co-lead teacher) has been an Upper School science teacher and Service Learning Coordinator at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, MA since Fall 2018, teaching honors biology, chemistry, and scientific ethics. Previously, he worked primarily with middle school students at an all-boys school in Boston while coordinating new student and mentoring programs. Originally from Hampton, VA, Michael started teaching after graduating from UVA with Bachelor of Arts (Biology) and Master of Teaching degrees. He recently completed his Master of Education in independent school leadership through the Klingenstein Center's Two-Summers Leadership Academy, and has blogged, served as a manuscript review, and served on a task force for the American Chemical Society. Michael particularly enjoys reading about the intersection of cognitive science and education, innovative teaching practices, and how diversity and equity can inform science education.