Angela Campbell

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Polytechnic Senior High School

Los Angeles, California

Angela Campbell teaches chemistry, AP chemistry, honors physics and advanced biology at Polytechnic Senior High School, which is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Angela is National Board Certified and was a 2013 semifinalist for TNTP’s Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Teaching.

She is currently serving as a science fellow for her district and is also the department chairperson at her school. Angela attended Stanford University and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in human biology and education.

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Posted June 2, 2015

The Chemistry of Student Success

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