Ken has been teaching Earth Science in the Bellmore-Merrick CHSD since 1990. He is actively involved in STANYS as an Earth Science SAR and is a member of NESTA. Ken Abbott is awarded STANYS Excellence in Science Teaching Award Intermediate Science 2014. He coaches wrestling and boys tennis at Grand Avenue Middle School. Ken has a B.A. in Earth and Space Science from SUNY Stony Brook and an M.S. in Secondary Science Education from Queens College. He is married to another Earth Science teacher, Eleanor, but somehow his children are pursuing music in college.