Milissa Albano earned her BS in Biology from Ohio Northern University and her MS in Special Studies from SUNY Fredonia. Ms. Albano's professional career includes 25 years of teaching Living Environment, Regents Chemistry and AP Chemistry. She enjoys working with pre- service teachers and helping all students to develop a more meaningful understanding of science. Milissa is proud to be an active member of STANYS, serving as the Southwestern sections Chair and Chemistry Section Area Representative. She is honored to be participating in the Master Teacher Program and looks forward to the high-quality professional learning opportunities that the program allows.