Erica Colón is a National Board Certified Teacher who graduated from SUNY Oswego with a BS in Secondary Science Education, then went on to receive her MEd in Education Administration. In 2010 she earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Hawaii and has 12 years of secondary science classroom experience and four years at the university level teaching pre-service science teachers. Erica is a proud Navy wife who has had the opportunity to teach in six different states meeting amazing students and teachers along the way. In 2012, Erica started Nitty Gritty Science as a way to share her passion of teaching. She currently designs and creates curriculum for science education with three things in mind: 1) students’ multiple learning styles, 2) high-quality resources that meet needs of science standards and expectations, and 3) saving teachers time so they can get back to doing what they do best – TEACH!