Larry Dukerich received his B.S. in Chemistry from Michigan State University and his
Masters of Natural Science from Arizona State University. He taught high school chemistry
and physics, including regular, honors and AP courses, in Michigan and Arizona for 34
years. He is currently a Faculty Associate at Arizona State. Since 1995, he has conducted
numerous summer workshops for physics and chemistry teachers as part of the Modeling
Instruction Program at ASU, and later at universities in NC, NY, PA, TN, CA and CO. He has
also conducted chemistry workshops for the Ministry of Education in Singapore. He was a
Woodrow Wilson Dreyfus Fellow in Chemistry in 1986 and a Presidential Awardee for
Excellence in Science Teaching in 2000.
He has served as a consultant for Vernier Science Education since 2008, conducting
training at sites across the country and authoring two lab manuals. He is a lifetime member
of the American Modeling Teachers Association. From August to December 2022 he served
as its Interim Executive Officer and is now a Senior Fellow.