Mary Pleiss / Curriculum Development Specialist
Mary Pleiss has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in Gifted Education. She has extensive experience writing curriculum and putting it into practice in classrooms in Nebraska and Indiana. Mary has developed curriculum for Opportunity Education since the project's early days, and writes both filmed lessons and the Teacher's Guides that accompany the instructional DVDs. She is currently a curriculum consultant, a part-owner of Egad!Science of Omaha, and a writer, pursuing a Master's degree in Fine Arts in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.