Dr. Michael L. Shanzer is a chemistry teacher at Bay Shore High School and a licensed practicing Physical Therapist. He holds the following degrees: BA in Communications from SUNY Oswego, BS in Physical Therapy from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, MSed in secondary education from Dowling College, Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Utica College and is a certified Reiki Master Teacher/Practitioner. Dr. Shanzer has been teaching high school science since 2004, including regents and honors Chemistry, regents Living Environment, Anatomy and Physiology and ESL Earth Science. In 2014, he was recognized as a New York State Master Teacher. Dr. Shanzer practices physical therapy and has done so since 1985. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising and silversmithing. Dr. Shanzer’s vision is to help students realize their dreams early in life through the practice of introspective and critical thinking.