Elizabeth Genskow has her Master’s Degree in Science Education from Concordia University, Portland, OR and is currently working on her Doctoral degree in Education. Her undergraduate degrees were in Chemistry and Earth Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has presented chemistry textbook readability research at the convention of the American Chemical Society and participated in research with the Minnesota taconite exploration project. Elizabeth has been a chemistry teacher for eight years at Centennial High School. Her primarily teaching assignment is a course she developed, Honors Chemistry 9. She also teaches General Chemistry I and II. Elizabeth loves working with honors students and seeing them rise to presented challenges. She has always felt a calling to teach, and her enthusiasm for science is carried throughout all her classroom instructions.