2013-2014 Saturday Academy

    Dr. Michael Hotz


    Michael Hotz, DC holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College KC. His Bachlor of Science degree in Education comes from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He has 26 years of experience in the classroom. The past 14 years have been at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas. He is an experienced grant writer and pilots and writes curriculum. His most recent work has been with Texas A & M in the areas of Fast Plants and Arapidopsis; Fort Hayes State University in the area of alternative energy; and the University of Kansas in the areas of biofuels using algae as a biodiiesel source. He has worked the last 12 years with the Saturday Science and Math Academy, as a teacher and lead teacher, for this group that enhances science and math learning for 120 middle and high school students on Saturdays during the school year. He has presented at local in-services, Kansas Association of Teachers of Science, and Breaking the Silence Environmental Conference. He has been active in the leadership of curriculum development for the Kansas City Kansas School District for the past 10 years. He was awarded the Teaching Environmental Stewardship Award in 2009 by the Kansas City Environmental Education Network and Mid-America Regional Council. He led Wyandotte High School to the Kansas Green School of the Year in 2009.