Mark Zachar is a passionate educator with several years of experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. He currently teaches science, engineering, and computer science courses at Messmer High School. He also coaches the Messmer cross-country and the VEX Robotics teams. His goal is to develop students’ passions for science, engineering, and technology in order to cultivate the next generation of innovative scientists and engineers.
Mark hails from the northwest side of Chicago, currently lives in Milwaukee, and has also lived in Baltimore and overseas. Mark has his master of arts in teaching and undergraduate degrees chemical and environmental engineering. He fell in love with the teaching vocation while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in a small rural village in Ghana, West Africa. Before joining the Peace Corps Mark was a civil and environmental engineer with the city of Chicago.