Jeffrey Monroe is on the high school chemistry faculty at Hollis F. Price Middle College on the campus of The Lemoyne Owen College, where he also teaches personal finance, academic seminar and physical education. Jeffrey became a teacher in the spring of 2010 and has since been recognized by Effective Practices Incentive Community (EPIC) for building college readiness in chemistry and by the New Teacher Center for best practices. Jeffrey is also a Lead Teacher for the University of Memphis STEM Research Project “Water Everywhere”. His ultimate goal is to develop practices and policy in a way that comprehensively addresses and improves STEM education nationally. Jeffrey earned a BS in chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana and an MA in Instruction and Curriculum Leadership from the University of Memphis.