Anita Brook Dupree is one of the nation’s leading experts in science education. She began her professional teaching career in Philadelphia, teaching in an alternative school that serviced youth living in group homes and foster care. She then moved on to the Philadelphia School District, where she spent the rest of her career. Anita was a middle school science teacher, and the science curriculum specialist for middle years for the School District of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. She serves as a consultant to science educators across the country under her company Science is My Specialty.