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Kent Schnacke

My Bio

Kent Schnacke joined STEM in the fall of 2019 as a secondary science teacher.  He teaches high school biology, Advanced Placement biology, astronomy, and zoology. Before becoming a teacher, Kent worked in a variety of biological fields including: zookeeping and animal behavior, natural resource management, and citizen science outreach/education. Kent is motivated by helping students learn about and connecting their lives to the biological world around them.  

Kent is the sponsor of the SteMed (medical interest) club as well as the Ornithology club.

Kent has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biological Sciences from Colorado State University and a Professional Master of Natural Sciences in Zoos, Aquariums, and Nonprofit Management from Colorado State University.  He enjoys spending time with his family, running, bike riding, and reading.

My Favorite Things

Favorite Starbucks Drink or Snack: Coffee black

Favorite Snacks: Healthy granola bars, fruit, nuts

Favorite Places to Eat: Chipotle, Tokyo Joe

Favorite Drinks: Seltzer water

Favorite Place to Shop: REI

Hobbies: Running, birding, reading

Favorite Colors: Blue