Scott Carlson grew up in New York City, specifically the South Bronx and Brooklyn. He received his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and Education at Saint Joseph’s College and went on to earn his Masters in Teaching Chemistry from the Steinhardt school of Teaching and Learning at NYU. Since 2006, Scott has taught at Benjamin Banneker Academy, The Green School for Environmental Careers, and the Academy for Conservation and the Environment. Currently, he is the Lead science teacher at W. H. Maxwell High School for Career and Technical Education, where he is responsible for professional development for the staff and teaches Regents Chemistry, Forensics, and A.P. Environmental Science. He is also a Lead Chemistry Teacher and Mentor for NYC Chemistry Teachers. He is also a Lecturer in General Chemistry and General Chemistry Laboratory at NY City Technical College. He is also a SciEd Innovators Fellow from the Jhumki Basu Foundation and is certified in School Building and School District Leadership in New York State. He has been a Lead Teacher in Beyond Benign since March of 2018 and has been using Green Chemistry Laboratories in his classroom since attending the Train-the-trainer in 2015. And is excited to join the Green Chemistry Teaching and learning Community (GCTLC) as Co-Committee chair in Driving awareness and adoption of green chemistry in professional development.
Scott CarlsonW. H. Maxwell High School | New York City Technical College