Summer Schneider is the Founder and Executive Director of Legacy College Preparatory Charter School (“Legacy”).
In her 15 years in education, she has experience coaching and managing dozens of teachers and other school staff with consideration and focus on rigorous academics and strong school culture.
In the year leading up to the opening of Legacy, she completed a year-long fellowship with Building Excellent Schools (BES) focused on charter school design and leadership. Previously, Mrs. 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. During her time at Noble, Mrs. Schneider facilitated professional development for the network and assisted in the design of network-wide interim assessments.
Mrs. Schneider started her career in education as a Teach For America corps member in St. Louis teaching high school math and served as the Math Department Chair at Soldan International Studies. Outside of her school-based experience, Mrs. Schneider was an adjunct instructor at Relay Graduate School of Education teaching new and veteran math teachers for four years.
Mrs. 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.