Amy Bartlett currently teaches 9th grade Integrated Science at Raymond S. Kellis High School in the Peoria Unified School District. She has devoted the last 15 years to inspiring students with STEM experiences, instilling a love of learning, and passing on her passion for space science. In addition to teaching, advising, and coaching, she also had the privilege of attending Honeywell’s Space Academy and Advanced Space Academy for Educators at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. She was greatly honored to have been selected to participate and was also a proud recipient of the prestigious Right Stuff Award. She has facilitated the Mars Student Imaging Project and led student groups to Arizona State University to deliver their MSIP proposals to professors and graduate students. At the Challenger Space Center, she has worked as a flight director and teacher liaison as well as annually led her students on educational simulated missions. Amy has escorted many student groups to Hawaii on an Earth Science tour to allow them to experience the curriculum first hand. As a MESSENGER Educator Fellow, she is excited to bring Mercury and space exploration one step closer to students and educators.