Erica has been an educator for fifteen years. She is an active member of the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Education and is a Lead Contributor for the JCE’s ChemEd Xchange. Currently teaching at University High School of Indiana, Erica is an experienced user of the Chemistry Modeling Curriculum. She recently published an article describing how Modeling Instruction addresses the Seven Science Practices outlined by the College Board for AP Chemistry in the Journal of Chemical Education. In 2014 Erica was awarded the Excellence in High School Teaching Award from the American Chemical Society Central Region.