Full Name
Kathy Schneider
Job Title
Retired Teacher
Speaker Bio
Kathy Schneider recently retired from the Chippewa Valley school district after 38 years teaching instrumental music. After graduating from Michigan State University, Kathy taught for 3 years in Wichita Falls, Texas, then returned to her home district of Chippewa Valley Schools in Clinton Township and Macomb Township, Michigan. She taught for 7 years at Chippewa Valley High School, then transferred to Seneca Middle School, where she has been the Director of Bands for the past 28 years. She holds a "Master in the Art of Teaching" from Marygrove College. Kathy has served in MSBOA District 16 as 4th VP for Workers, Co-1st VP for Band and Orchestra Festival, and has chaired the Middle School Honors Band. She was voted District 16 Teacher of the year in 2020. Kathy presented "Classroom Management - It Doesn't Have to be Crazy!" at the Michigan Music Conference in 2019.