Danny Rudnick joined the Beacon faculty from Elgin High School where he taught chemistry and integrated physical science. Prior to his time at Elgin, Danny taught math and science at Near North Montessori School in Chicago. Danny has also taught at Ted Lenart Regional Gifted Center and Curie Metropolitan High School, and he served as a teaching assistant for several levels of Chemistry while in college. Danny is a practicing and teaching magician, running several magic summer camps and serving as the Youth Coordinator for the International Brotherhood of Magicians in Chicago. Danny has a bachelors degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned his certificate from the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.