Tom Cubbage is a teacher at C. M. Russell High School in Great Falls Montana teaching biology 1-2, A.P. Biology, Speech I & II, and Argumentation and Debate Classes. He is currently the president of the Montana Science Teachers Association and past president of the Montana Forensics Educators Association (Speech and Debate). Education includes BS Biology, BS Secondary Education, MS Science Education. He has spent 8+ summers as a teacher researcher at the McLaughlin Research Institute for Biomedical Science and was a M.J. Murdock Partner in Science recipient. He served as the teacher leader on a HHMI Grant to bring teachers and students into the biomedical research lab and then take those skills and knowledge back to the classroom.