This is her 25th year in teaching; having previous careers in research and in industry. This is her seventh year at the International School of Prague where she teaches Chemistry and IB Chemistry. After attending a Materials science Camp sponsored by the ASM International in the US and encouraging her colleague, Cisco Walker, to do the same, they set about redesigning the Grade 10 Science curriculum; using materials sciences to demonstrate the principles of physics and chemistry. Veronica is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and has two grown children. She enjoys reading and travel.