Candidate for Vice Chair

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Kathleen Schmidt Candidate Biography

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Elementary Education at Iowa Wesleyan University, Mt. Pleasant. I teach Science, Math, and Social Studies Methods, Foundations of Education, and Global Perspectives for Educators.

Education: B.A. Biology, Bradley University; MAT Elementary Education, National-Louis University; Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Illinois University

Relevant Experience:

            I taught middle school science for 9 years, have been a Professional Development Specialist at the Illinois Math and Science Academy, and served as a Naturalist Guide at the Morton Arboretum. During my middle school teaching career I was a member of the Illinois Science Teachers Association where I served a term as Secretary for the Executive Board and was Co-Chair of the Annual Conference for one year. I serve on the Professional Development Committee of the Association of Science Teacher Educators.