Michael Troop, Ed.D. is an educator and consultant. He has been an educator for 15 years and has worked in the Chicago Public Schools as a teacher and a teacher trainer. He has developed the K-12th grade science curriculum for 24 Chicago Public Schools. Dr. Troop currently serves as an assistant professor at National Louis University where he not only supports pre-service teachers; he develops innovative programs for the University that bolsters teacher development for the 21st century learner. Michael has consulted for both public and private schools across the country.