Cary Sneider
Dr. Cary Sneider
Associate Research Professor Portland State University
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Cary Sneider is Associate Research Professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, where he teaches courses in research methodology in a Master of Science Teaching degree program. Dr. Sneider is Chair of the LinkEngineering committee for the National Academy of Engineering. He was the lead consultant on engineering to the National Research Council committee that developed A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts and Core Ideas, and served in a similar role on the writing team for the Next Generation Science Standards. In 2011 he joined the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as “The Nation’s Report Card.” Before moving to Oregon Dr. Sneider was Vice President for Programs at the Museum of Science in Boston. Sneider earned a BA degree in Astronomy at Harvard College, and a California Secondary Teaching Credential, Master of Arts Degree, and PhD in Science Education at the University of California, Berkeley.