Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall is the Founding President and President Emerita of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy®--the nation’s first three year public residential institution for high school age students academically talented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She was the founding president of the Nationally Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools in Mathematics, Science and Technology, and a president of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, International (ASCD), one of the world’s largest international education associations. She is internationally recognized as a pioneer, an innovative leader and teacher, and an inspiring speaker and writer on leadership, transformational learning and schooling, STEM education, talent development, innovation, and the design of generative and life-affirming learning environments and institutions that ignite and nurture the goodness and genius within each child.

The IMSA Oral Histories include interviews with Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Dr. Leon Lederman, and alumni from the 1989 charter class that provide insight into the founding and early history of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.

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