Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Schneider holds a Bachelor's in Music Education from Central Methodist College in Fayette, MO. She earned her Masters in Educational Leadership and Specialist in Educational Administration from MSU in Springfield, Missouri. She is certified to teach K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music and serve as K-12 Principal.
Mrs. Heather Schneider
Mrs. Schneider started working at Richards in August of 2013. Prior to coming to Richards, she taught at Junction Hill School and Ozarks Christian Academy in West Plains, MO and 7-12 grade Choir in Salem, MO.
Before teaching, Mrs. Schneider served as the Youth and Children’s Director at First United Methodist Church in West Plains and Kansas City. She has also toured world-wide, singing professionally as first soprano with the Lake Junaluska Singers of North Carolina and the Glenn Draper Singers of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Some notable performances include the Queen of Finland, Bishop Desmond Tutu, the White House and the Olympics.
Mrs. Schneider enjoys giving private voice and flute lessons. She currently resides in West Plains with her husband and two daughters where she loves to work in the flower garden and walk her dog Chloe.