Kathleen S. Schweinfurth

Kathleen S. Schweinfurth

Expertise Areas

  • Program Management
  • Youth Education and Outreach
  • Program Assessment
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing
  • Teacher Education and Training
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • K-12 Education

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ms. Schweinfurth supports clients using her deep and diverse experience around educational programming and administration, spanning project management, program evaluation, teambuilding, strategic planning, marketing and event planning. She is a nationally-recognized expert in K-12 STEM education and has significant expertise in public-private partnerships involving youth education and U.S. military bases. Ms. Schweinfurth currently serves on The Spectrum Group’s DoD STARBASE Team.

During her 30-year career at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ms. Schweinfurth served as Chief of WPAFB’s Educational Outreach Program (EOP), a revolutionary base-wide initiative created to excite end encourage K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects and careers. Under her leadership, the WPAFB EOP program became a significant STEM education model for local programs and for major national STEM initiatives, including DoD STARBASE and the FIRST LEGO League.

KEY POSITIONS

  • Chief, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach Program
  • Director, DoD STARBASE Wright-Patt
  • Business Development Specialist, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB
  • Quality Program Manager, 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB
  • Master Teambuilding Facilitator

EDUCATION

  • B.A., Journalism, Central Michigan University