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Tammie Schrader

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Science/Computer Science Coordinator, Washington State Association of Educational Service Districts

Full Biography

Tammie Schrader is a science and computer science coordinator at Northeast Washington Education Service 101 for the State of Washington.  She serves 59 public schools in their science and computer science implementation. 

Before accepting a job serving the northeast region, Tammie was a science teacher at Cheney Middle School, in Cheney, Washington for 15 years.  She taught Life Science as well as Computer Programming, Gaming Programming, Robotics as well as coaching the Science Olympiad Team, Robotics Club, SeaPerch Team as well as Future Business Leaders of America at her middle school.  Tammie has her B.A. in Education as well as a B.S. in Biology.  She earned her M.A. in Education and Teaching At Risk Students. 

She currently is an adjunct science methods instructor at Whitworth University and St. Martin’s Univesity.  In 2013, Tammie was selected as a Hope Street Fellow, working on Education Policy around coding in the classroom.  She was also awarded a National Science Foundation grant working with Filament Games on Educational Video Games in the classroom.  Tammie is currently enrolled as a Ph.D. candidate and is writing her dissertation on Leadership and Policy in the Classroom, which is scheduled to be finished in December of 2022.  She served on the Professional Education Standards Board for five years.  Tammie was awarded the CenturyLink Grant in order to buy iPads for the classroom.  Tammie was selected as a 2008-2009 Teacher Fellow for the Department of Education.  She was also Pacific Northwest Earth Science Teacher of the Year, as well as being selected to work on Washington State STEM programs.   Tammie worked for ACTS (Academy Creating Teacher Scientists) at Battelle Northwest National Laboratory for several years during the summer.  She is National Board Certified in Early Adolescent Science.  Tammie spent the first 7 years of her career life in Southern California working on the Space Shuttle Program for Rocketdyne International and is in her 15th year of teaching.