Ms. Mylina Samples Dillard is the Alabama Science in Motion Biology Specialist for the AAMU/UAH In-service Center. Mylina previously served as a 7th grade science teacher at Huntsville Junior High School. During her science career, she has taught 7th grade life science, 8th grade physical science, biology, physical science, environmental science, anatomy and physiology, AP biology, forensics, applied biology/physical science, applied math, and psychology. She has GLOBE, AMSTI, ASIM, ARI-PALS, Microsoft Educator, and Apple certifications. She also worked with Workforce Development at Snead State Community College and Wallace State Community College where she participated in summer Biotechnology programs with HudsonAlpha. She has been named Who’s Who Among America’s High School Teachers three times. She was also chosen as one of fifty middle school teachers across the nation to participate in the Society for Science and the Public middle school conference. Mylina holds an Education Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Alabama, a Master’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Secondary Education from the University of Alabama, Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Biology & Psychology from Jacksonville State University, and an Associate’s degree from Snead State Community College. She also has an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification from Gadsden State Community College. She has been a certified EMT for 20 years and is a certified basic emergency instructor, also CPR/AED instructor through American Heart.