Matt Betz completed his BA in biology and geology from Antioch College and his M.Ed from Antioch University. After a cumulative 6 years of extensive environmental education in Maine and New Hampshire, he began teaching science at the Brattleboro Area Middle School where he has been for the past 13 years. Over the last few years. Matt has been focusing on NGSS implementation, working within WSESU, as well as participating in NGSS implementation with the AOE. This will be Matt’s second year working with the NGSX system. He has found it transformative for his work in the classroom.