Lydia Kaprelian is the Editorial Manager for Science in the Classroom within the STEM Education Program at AAAS. She works to develop and expand SitC content, strengthen partnerships, and improve accessibility of primary research for educators and students. She also works with the Director of Research to coordinate and develop project initiatives at SitC. Lydia earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She developed an interest in innovative science education working for the World Science Festival and through internships with AAAS and the educational arm of NBC News. She hopes (and believes) the future of science education will not be based on memorizing amino acid abbreviations.