Adam Stefanile has been teaching high school science for eleven years. Classes taught include: Biology, Advanced Placement College Biology, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Earth Science, and Chemistry. He believes in mentoring high school students throughout the year to achieve and excel in extracurricular activities including: The Science Fair, class discussions pertaining to bioethical concerns and biological diversity programs associated with trees. Adam was an assistant to the college professor of Geo-Science at New Jersey City University (teaching physical geography and human impact on the environment).
He has volunteered at The Salvation Army (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) mentoring numerous students from grades 6-12 in General Science and Biology. He has a BS from New Jersey City University and his MA in Adolescence Biology from The College of Staten Island.
Adam has a Professional New York State Teaching Certificate in adolescence biology and is a current member of NSTA (National Science Teacher Association) and NABT (National Association for Biology Teachers). Additionally, he is on the board of directors for the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc.
Stefanile is very involved in developing student-friendly, differentiated resources to teach Common Core Science Standards to all students. He is a co-writer of an online microbiology publication associated with The American Museum of Natural History and has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant on Research Experience for Teachers (RET) in genomics and bioinformatics.