David Bally, member of the planning team, teaches Global History and Field Studies at the Lyons Community School. David has spent the last 20 years teaching in a variety of settings including pre-school, adult G.E.D. classes, and college. Over the last ten years, David has served as a literacy coach, museum educator, social studies teacher, and chess coach in the New York City public schools. David loves the curiosity that students naturally possess so he strives to get them to ask questions to nurture their own thirst for knowledge.
In his spare time, David is often seen devouring a good book, playing speed chess in the park, or spending quality time with his family.