Sam teaches at Mount Rainier High School in Seattle, Washington. There he teaches sophomore biology and International Baccalaureate Biology. Sam began his teaching career as a substitute teacher for Miami-Dade public schools before moving back to Cambridge, Massachusetts to teach and pursue his Master’s in Urban Education. From there he moved to Seattle in 2007 to teach at Mount Rainier. Sam is also a rowing coach, having coached at Harvard University, Cambridge Rindge and Latin and Miami Rowing Club. He is currently coaching the sculling program at Lakeside Middle School in Seattle.
Sam graduated from the University of Miami in 2005 with a degree in Biology and Marine Science. He completed his Master’s in Urban Science Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 2007.