PAEMST-2017, Secondary Mathematics
Erin Schneider has been a high school mathematics educator for Jefferson County Public Schools for 29 years. She has spent the last 9 years at Atherton High School, returning to the classroom after working 5 years as a district resource teacher influencing curriculum, assessment and professional development. Erin began her career at Fairdale High School, where she was provided opportunities with co-teaching and interdisciplinary work from an influential math/science fellowship through the Coalition of Essential Schools.
As the department chair at Atherton, she has focused on teaching Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2. With the support of her colleagues and creative leadership, part of her day is spent as an instructional resource for her department and interventionist for all students. She has been encouraged to continue her professional development work, supporting teachers across the state. With students and teachers, Erin has focused on increasing engagement and mathematical discourse by providing collaborative experiences that encourage problem-solving.
Erin has a B.A. in mathematics, M.Ed in secondary education and Rank I from the University of Louisville. She is certified in secondary teaching of mathematics with a certificate for Mathematics Program Consultant. Her professional organizations include NCTM, its local affiliates, and CPM Educational Program.