Scott Balicki is a teacher in the Boston Public School district, where he has taught biology, chemistry, AP chemistry, and physics since 2001. Since 2017, he has been teaching 8th grade science. He earned his B.S. in Biology from Bates College in 2001, and his M.Ed. from Boston University in 2006. Scott is a National Board Certified Teacher and has been an instructor for Earth Science 1 Contextualized Content Courses at UMass Boston and Northeastern University. He has served as a Boston Science Education Fellow, and has presented about teaching, peer leadership, and chemical demonstrations at the National Science Teachers Association Conference, and about chemical thinking at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education.