Ken Hoffman joined the Beyond Benign Lead Teacher team in 2020. Prior to teaching chemistry, Ken was a graduate student (M.Sc., Organometallic Chemistry, 1994) and freelance musician. Ken completed his Bachelor of Education (Chemistry and Instrumental Music), at the University of Toronto, in 2013. During his stay in Toronto, Ken began a mentorship in Green Chemistry Education under Prof. Andy Dicks. Throughout his teaching career, Ken has been an active contributor to chemistry education, including numerous conference presentations, among them the Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education, the ChemEd Conference, and the International Conference on Chemistry Education. Ken’s unique chemistry teaching experience spans from Grade 8 to Second-year university. Once a world traveler, he now calls Calgary, Canada, home, with his wife and two children, where he teaches Science and Chemistry.
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