Kristine Schneid is a dynamic and driven education leader and curriculum specialist with 20 years of experience creating and implementing innovative and relevant learning experiences for K-12 students in a variety of settings, including Brazil. She studied Biology and Pan-American Studies at UCSD and later received an M.A. in Teaching. She taught math and science at the elementary and secondary levels and served as math department chair and program director of a highly successful International Immersion Program. She has presented on various math and teaching topics at regional and national education conferences and is dedicated to helping instructors innovate enriching and meaningful hands-on instructional experiences for students. Kristine is currently a course developer and instructor with the UCSD Division of Extended Studies. She is committed to bringing healthcare to STEAM, beginning with pharmacy. She has earned a reputation for creating curriculum programs that connect classroom learning to real-world experiences.