Professional Development Leader
Mary Schneider comes to Explorer At Large through its Instructional Unit Design Partner, the PAST Foundation, where she works on the Innovation Lab Hybrid Teaching Team. Mary has successfully demonstrated for teachers and administrators how to weave Humanities (ELA and Social Studies) seamlessly into a hybrid course with Science and Math. In addition to her work with Explorer At Large, Mary works with rural schools helping create hybrid courses that provide rigorous and relevant STEM education for students across vast geographic regions. She is full time faculty at South Dakota State University.
Mary received her B.A. from South Dakota State University and her Masters in STEM Instruction from Dakota Wesleyan University. Mary is also a freelance journalist.