2023-2024 Vice President Nominee

The 2023-2024 Vice President Nominee is: Dr. Laura Schisler

Graduate Education 

Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas Tech University (STEM Education)
Master of Arts in Teaching from Missouri State University

Brief Bio 

After teaching middle and high school science, Dr. Schisler now instructs elementary and middle/secondary science methods courses in addition to other teacher-preparation coursework. Dr. Schisler has dedicated her career to promoting science education, presenting at a variety of state, national, and international conferences related to science education. She has participated in service with a variety of organizations including the Association for Science Teacher Education, George Washington Carver National Monument, National Science Teaching Association, Science Teachers of Missouri, and Missouri Department of Conservation.

Selected Science Teaching Publications and Presentations  

Hobbs, E., Schisler, L., Pressley, H., & Smith, W. (2021, April). Thinking in 3d: Using the global mystery 3d print project to integrate global collaboration and inductive thinking in design-based classes. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 8(7), 12-15.

Schisler, L. & Mascher, K. (2021, September). Applying meaningful differentiation to science content. Science Teachers of Missouri Fall Conference.

Schisler, L. & Hobbs, E. (2021, March). Secondary university partnership for oceanography design project. International Technology and Engineering Educators Association International Conference.

Schisler, L. (2019, October). Communication beyond instruction. South West Association for Science Teacher Education Conference.

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