Brian is a licensed NYS Chemistry, Biology, and General Science Teacher. He has taught in New York City and Long Island public and private schools for 13 years. Brian’s educational background also includes a Masters of Science in Education (through the NYC Teaching Fellows), Bachelor of Music degree from New York University (where he majored in Instrumental Jazz Performance), a Post Baccalaureate Premedical Certification from Hunter College, and Doctoral studies at Touro College of Medicine and Pharmacy. Brian has taught in New York City and Long Island public and private schools for 13 years. Brian feels it is important to create a classroom environment which makes students feel comfortable, safe and encouraged where in which learning can thrive. In addition to Brian’s teaching background, he is a professional songwriter and guitarist who has performed extensively in some of the world’s most prestigious venues.