Dr. Van Schooneveld worked for many years in the NYC public school system as a classroom teacher and Dean of Students. She continued her education at the University of Pennsylvania. While working towards her doctorate, she participated on three National Science Foundation grants to provide STEM experiences to underserved K–12 students in the Philadelphia region, and improve teacher education in those academic fields. She continued her research interests in teacher education, professional development, and STEM education. She joined the West Chester University Department of Early and Middle Grades faculty in Fall 2013. Dr. Van Schooneveld teaches EGP 220: Theory and Field Experiences, and supervises student teachers.