Department

Science

Bio

SUNY New Paltz:  B.S. Chemistry; Minor in English
Clarkson University:  M.A.T; NYS Chemistry Certification

Ms. Brooks graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in English in 2016. During undergrad, she had the opportunity to conduct biochemistry research on a protein called SLAC.  After graduating, she began to pursue a teaching career. During the 2017-2018 school year, she student taught chemistry at Troy High School and completed both her M.A.T. and NYS chemistry certification at Clarkson University in June 2018.

Ms. Brooks’ goal as an educator is to provide students with a framework of knowledge that allows them to easily continue on in their education.  She incorporates a variety of instructional techniques–inquiry-based activities, demonstrations and hands-on laboratory work to provide students with the strongest science foundation that she can provide.