3Barbara J. Schumann
Eva Lou and Barbara taught together at Westlake High School in Austin from 1982 –1993. They team taught chemistry. They developed many labs and teaching ideas. Theygave many workshops together. They continue to give workshops together.Many of the labs included were written by Barbara Schumann and Eva Lou Apel.
Barbara J. Schumann
BS chemistry – University of Texas at Austin. Graduate Work – University of New York atNew Paltz, University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Michigan at Ann Ar-bor. Barbara taught algebra, physical science and chemistry for 20 years in the Houston,Austin and Eanes Public School Systems and in Wappingers Falls Central School Districtin New York. She substituted for 12 years in New York.She attended many NSF summer institutes including the Woodrow Wilson Institute atPrinceton in 1989, the ICE Institute at Berkeley, the ICE Institute at the University of Michi-gan at Ann Arbor, Frontiers in Science at Tufts University, and was trained in TeachingScience with Toys at the University of Ohio at Miami of Ohio. She was trained by theAmerican Chemical Society in Operation Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin andPurdue University. She was a member of the Central Texas Operation Chemistry teamfor several years.She was selected by the Central Texas Region of the American Chemical Society as theChemistry Teacher of the year in Travis County in 1989, nominated for the PresidentialAward in Teaching in 1989, selected at the Chemistry Teacher of the year in the state of Texas by the Associated Chemistry Teachers of the State of Texas in 1997 and receivedthe Spirit of Education Award at Westlake High School in 1998. She was awarded anhonorary membership in the Associated Chemistry Teachers of the State of Texas. Shehas served for several years as the historian of that organization.From 1998 to 2009 she worked as an independent representative for George Seidel andAssociates representing Flinn Scientific. She has presented over 100 workshops.
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