David Amidon earned his BA in Biology from SUNY Geneseo and MSEd from SUNY Oswego. In the classroom for 18 years, Mr. Amidon teaches 8th grade Life Science and Regents Living Environment at LaFayette Jr/Sr High School. He has been active as a leader in the school community including coaching multiple sports, advising the Science Olympiad and National Junior Honor Society and completing an administrative internship. Mr. Amidon was selected for the New York State Master Teacher Program in 2013 and has participated with other teachers from around the world in educator space academy programs. David earned the Technology Alliance of Central New York’s Most Outstanding Teacher Award in 2015. Most recently, David was awarded a Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing at Cape Henlopen State Park Cape Henlopen State Park
Presentation to 3rd grade Class- Teacher Space Camp and Astronauts Cherry Road Elementary School
STEM Presentation & Collaboration with teachers from Izmir, Turkey LaFayette Jr/ Sr High School/ Izmir Provincinal Directorate of National Education