Dr. Cary Sneider
NGSS Writing Team Leader, Associate Research Professor at Portland State University

Dr. Cary Sneider is a visiting scholar at Portland State University. He also serves as a consultant for two charitable foundations that support the implementation of the NGSS in public schools: the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, and outside of school time, STEM Next. He currently serves on the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress—also known as “The Nation’s Report Card”—as well as an advisor for several National Science Foundation-funded projects. Dr. Sneider 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 NGSS.

Dr. Cary Sneider is a visiting scholar at Portland State University. He also serves as a consultant for two charitable foundations that support the implementation of the NGSS in public schools: the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, and outside of school time, STEM Next. He currently serves on the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress—also known as “The Nation’s Report Card”—as well as an advisor for several National Science Foundation-funded projects. Dr. Sneider 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 NGSS.