Stephen is an educator and green innovator bringing the power of the plant to the world. Stephen teaches Pre-K through 5th grade at CS 55 in the Bronx, and is the founder of the Green Bronx Machine. He was a Top 10 Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, and is one of NPR’s 50 Greatest Teachers. His work has been featured multiple times at the White House and in 2016 a replica of his classroom was installed in the US Botanic Gardens. Stephen authored the book The Power of a Plant, and his students have been featured on PBS, Disney, TNT, The Chew, and Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food.