Next Generation Science Standards
Engineering Design as a Core Idea

Cary Sneider, Ph.D.
Cary Sneider, Ph.D. Cary Sneider is currently Associate Research Professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, where he teaches courses in research methodology for teachers in a Master of Science Teaching (MST) degree program. He served as Technology and Engineering writing team leader for the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards. He currently chairs the Committee for Guiding Implementation of K-12 Engineering Education at the National Academy of Engineering. From 1997 to 2007 Dr. Sneider was Vice President for Educator Programs at the Museum of Science in Boston, where he led development of a high school engineering curriculum. Prior to that, he served as Director of Astronomy and Physics Education at the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California. Over his career he has served as the principal investigator or director of more than 20 grant projects involving curriculum development, teacher education, and science center exhibits and programs.

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