ABOUT OUR FACULTY

Founded by former university faculty and researchers, Learning Sciences International employs only the most highly qualified professionals as staff developers—those with extensive real-world classroom experience.

Susan Wilder Akre, M.Ed

Susan Wilder Akre, M.Ed

Susan Wilder Akre, M.Ed, has been Director of Curriculum and Instruction and Teaching, Learning and Assessment for the past seven years in two MN school districts. Prior to her facilitating educators in their learning, she was an award winning classroom teacher for 27 years.  Her most recent honor was the 2017 MREA North Educator of Excellence Award.  Susan has increased student achievement through innovative school system designs. She has a robust background in standards-based instruction, evidence-based pedagogy, decision-driven data collection, formative assessment, MTSS, school systems improvement and PLC facilitation. Susan is also committed to supporting and uplifting teachers and increasing student success and happiness.  Her commitment to students and teachers is exceeded only by her own passion for learning.