Suzanne Botta Sullivan is the grade 5-8 Science and STEM Coach at Francis Walsh Intermediate School in Branford, Connecticut. She currently supports teachers’ transitions to NGSS, the storyline approach, and assists with achieving their personal goals for growth. She is a member of Branford Public Schools Engineering and Design Committee focused on creating a STEM program that prepares their students for the fourth industrial revolution. Prior to her current position, she taught 7th and 8th grade science for almost ten years. In addition to her general science certification Suzanne also has an MS in, and is certified in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and instructs on this topic at Southern Connecticut State University. She is particularly passionate about supporting teaching that creates an environment where all students feel engaged and empowered in science and STEM.