Jacqueline Snyder brings to the position of lead faculty a unique combination of education experience coupled with a leadership background in business management, education administration, customer service, change management, culture and engagement, and organizational development.
Utilizing a coaching and facilitation model, she brings nearly 30 years of industry experience and real-world perspectives to the classroom. She has been involved in a number of successful re-accreditation initiatives at the higher education institution and academic program levels.
Jackie has held leadership roles for organizations such as the Limited Inc., public school districts, private higher education institutions, and institutions within the State University of New York (SUNY). She has consulted on topics such as creating a culture of continuous improvement in higher educational settings and presented at regional accreditation agency conferences.
In 2016, Jackie will earn her Education Doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University.
She holds two Master of Science degrees, both completed entirely online. One from SUNY University at Albany in Curriculum Development and Integrating Technology and the second from Drexel University in Higher Education and Institutional Research.
Additionally, Jackie is a New York State certified teacher and holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from SUNY College at Oneonta. A strong supporter of adult learners, Jackie completed the majority of her post-secondary education as a returning non-traditional student while working and sustaining the needs of a large family.