Michael McKenzie is a lecturer and an Instructional Technology Specialist at Coastal Carolina University. He has experience in the classroom as a science teacher, STEM teacher, and virtual teacher. He also served in leadership roles in a school district for instructional technology, assessment preparation, science chemical safety, and as various school leads. He has taught professional development to educators pertaining to classroom technology and science. His passion is to educate others in an engaging environment that promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and skills that can be used in real-world situations.