Danielle Dubno-Hammer is the Science Department Chair and high school science teacher and at the Institute for Collaborative Education (ICE) in Manhattan. She currently teaches Physics, Neuroscience, and Independent Research Methods, and has developed the school’s progressive Living Environment curriculum. She believes strongly in democratic and inquiry-based science education, and works to provide all students with access to rich, authentic experiences in science that extend beyond the classroom’s walls. This year, she is collaborating with scientists through CUNY’s GK-12 Program to further develop ICE’s rigorous science program. Danielle received a MS in Educational Leadership from New England College, MA in Science Education from New York University, and BS in Biology from the University of New Hampshire.