Congratulations to Morristown-Beard Upper School science teacher Brad Turner, who has earned the American Meteorological Society’s Certified AMS Teacher (CAT) designation, a professional recognition for completing required coursework and being actively engaged in raising earth science literacy.
Turner has been a member of the MBS faculty since 2001 after working as a geologist for Western Solutions, an environmental consulting firm.
At MBS, he teaches 9th Grade Physics and Environmental Science. He In prior years, he has taught electives in Oceanography and Geologic Disasters. Following the construction of the new Math & Science Center, he worked with MBS students to design the 180-gallon saltwater reef aquarium and the 300-gallon aquaponics project in the Environmental Systems Lab. He is also responsible for the content on the Media Wall in the new building, where students, faculty, and visitors can view updates on a variety of topics ranging from volcanic eruptions to the current carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
Turner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Lafayette College and a Master of Science degree in Geology from Rutgers University.