Sean Thomas has been teaching in Albuquerque, NM for seventeen years. He has a Master’s in secondary education. Currently, he teaches AP US politics and government, AP psychology, and philosophy at Eldorado High School. Recently, he renewed his National Board Certification and has been certified for twelve years. In 2014, he was awarded the Golden Apple Award in New Mexico. Currently, he is working on two task forces with the state legislature that focus on youth mental health. For the last ten years, he has been elected and served as the Executive Vice-President of Albuquerque Teachers’ Federation. Sean is also a Shanker Institute Civics Fellow.