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Congratulations to Village Councilmember Susan Bickel on being named 2019 Chemistry Teacher of the Year by the American Association of Chemistry Teachers. The organization is a professional community of K-12 chemistry teachers. Each year, the organization recognizes three educators nationwide as Teachers of the Year.
Councilmember Bickel teaches Kindergarten through 5th grade at the Benjamin School on U.S. Highway 1 in the Village. In addition to chemistry, she teaches biology, earth science, engineering, environmental science and physics.
Councilmember Bickel has been an AACT member since 2016. She has written two articles for Chemistry Solutions and published a lesson plan in the classroom resource library.
She has been teaching for more than 20 years and has served on the Council since 2017.
A native of North Palm Beach, Councilmember Bickel attended North Palm Beach Elementary School and Cardinal Newman High School before earning an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.