Alicia Bitler is a Master Teacher in the GWTeach program. She graduated from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania with a Master of Education, and two bachelors’ - Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in humanities. Prior to joining GWTeach she taught high school chemistry and physical science in Montgomery County public schools in Maryland. She also spent several years in the county as a science, technology and engineering content specialist and several years as a staff development teacher. Currently, she is working toward a doctorate of Curriculum and Instruction at GW with her research focused on gender discrepancies in science. She teaches Step 1, Perspectives of Math and Science, Topics in STEM teaching and facilitates field experiences for GWTeach students.