ASRT Program Director
Michael Blueglass is a high school science teacher with more than 35-years of teaching experience, most recently at Yorktown High School in Westchester County, NY where taught from 2001 to 2020.
Michael founded and directed Yorktown HS’s Science Research program and has grown it into one of the largest and most successful of its kind in the NY tri-state area.
In 2001, Michael co-founded the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF), providing his students and others in the area with a venue to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research and the opportunity to interact with local STEM professionals, while providing the chance to win awards and compete at the national and international levels. WESEF started with 59 students from 12 local schools, and 20 years later he and a team of local science education champions have built WESEF into the largest science fair in the region, with more than 700 high school students from 44 schools.
Over the past six years, Michael has also served as an adjunct college professor and science research consultant, sharing his science research program experiences and lessons learned with teachers, mentors, students and parents across the country.
Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education from the University of Georgia, a Master of Education from the University of Bridgeport and a Master of School Administration from Fordham University. He lives in Westchester County, NY with his wife, who was also an educator.