After teaching AP Chemistry, Physics, and Calculus at independent schools in North Carolina, California, and Kentucky, Lew Acampora settled in Louisville and acts as the statewide (KY) Science Content Director for the National Math and Science Initiative. Mr. Acampora has been involved in the AP Chemistry reading for 26 years, first as a reader, table leader, and most recently as an exam leader. He has written questions for the AP Chemistry test, and has served on the PRAXIS test development committee. Mr. Acampora graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard University, and has done graduate work in chemistry at Brandeis University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.