Robert Schwartz came to Kohelet Yeshiva in 2013 with more than thirty years' experience as a science teacher in Rosemont and Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. in Physics from Temple University and an M.A. in Computer Science from Villanova. Mr. Schwartz has received awards for excellence in science education from MIT and Rochester Tech, as well as research grants in physics from Princeton and from the Lower Merion School District. During his long and distinguished career, he also taught trigonometry and computer science, mentored other science teachers, advised science clubs at elementary schools, coached the Physics Olympics, and led teams of students in the Science Olympiad to two national championships and to several top ten placements at nationals.