Our Founder

Summer Schneider

Summer Schneider is the founding Principal of Legacy College Preparatory Charter School. A former Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellow, Summer completed a year-long school leadership training and charter school design program. Prior to joining BES, Ms. Schneider worked for the Noble Network of Charter Schools at their Chicago Bulls College Prep campus for five years as a tenth and eleventh grade math teacher and Dean of Instruction. She has experience coaching and managing fourteen (14) teachers while also setting and maintaining culture for the grade level that she managed. During her time at Noble, Ms. Schneider facilitated professional development for the network and assisted in the design of network wide interim assessments.   Outside of her experience at Noble, Ms. Schneider is an adjunct instructor at RELAY Graduate School of Education teaching new and veteran math teachers. Prior to working at Noble she was a Teach For America corps member in St. Louis teaching high school math and served as the Math Department Chair at Soldan International Studies. Ms. Schneider has a BS in Business Economics and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. She also has a MA in Secondary Mathematics Instruction from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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