Keetra Tipton is an Illinois Science Teacher Association Outstanding Teacher of Science award recipient, and currently teaches middle school science. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Master’s degree in Secondary Education from DePaul University. Keetra was a national field trial participant piloting science materials that were developed to help students engage in three-dimensional learning. She has collaborated with leading science education researchers and has provided IQWST (Investigating and Questioning Our World through Science and Technology) workshops to teachers and administrators. Keetra wholeheartedly believes that all students are able to learn to ask questions and design investigations to answer their own questions about the world. Her passion is coaching them through this process.