Lyonel Tso is Navajo from Page, Arizona. He is a graduate from Arizona State University-Tempe. He served the Native American student population in various capacities at ASU, including as a student specialist for the American Indian Student Support Services. He is a talented photographer, who captures on camera beautiful landscapes of Diné Bikéyah (Navajo lands). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 2005-2010. He currently teaches high school science classes in the Phoenix area, specializing in environmental sciences. Making science relevant to the students’ lives is a key part of his pedagogical approach. In his classes, Tso guides students to approach science, especially Earth and Space Science, with their own lives and cultures as the basis.
Learn more about his teaching on his personal website Lyonel Tso.