Ann Wallenmeyer has worked in the field of science education for twenty-four years. She has worked with K-12 Science Curriculum for Springfield Public Schools since 2002. Ann received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri and her Masters in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Biology from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. Some of her current projects are increasing student experiences in the field of science, revising K-5 curriculum to integrate science, social studies, math, and English, and training on how to purposefully use makerspaces to promote creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and content connections. Ann Wallenmeyer currently lives in Springfield, Missouri.