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Susan German spent 29 years teaching math and science in the classroom. Most of those years were spent teaching science to eighth-grade students in Hallsville, MO; however, during her career, she taught grades 6 through 12.
After retiring from the classroom in 2022, Susan began working as the Director of Science at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Her duties at DESE include assisting K-12 science educators across the state, developing large-scale state science assessments, and coordinating the implementation of programs such as the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
Susan's education includes BS- Ed in Science Education, a BA in Chemistry, a Master in Science Education, and an Educational Specialist in Educational Technology emphasizing Learning Systems Design and Development. Her current interests are in using microcontrollers in the science classroom, and she is a doctoral candidate in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri-Columbia.