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Museum administrator

Susan Laurene Wagner, museum administrator. Type 03 certified, Illinois. Recipient Excellence in Science Teaching award National Science Foundation, Chicago, 1998, Presidential award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999, School Board Recognition for Teaching Excellence, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1999, Larry Stilgbauer award 2004.


Wagner, Susan Laurene Daughter of Arthur Patrick and Carolyn (Ruzella) Moore.


Bachelor of Engineering summa cum laude, St. Xavier University, 1992. Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with honors, University Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1998.


Teacher St. Hugh School, Lyons, Illinois, 1993. Mathematics and social studies teacher grades 6 and 8 St. Cletus School, La Grange, 1993-1995. Teacher grade 2 Roy De Shane School, Carol Stream, 1995-1997.

Teacher grade 5 gifted mathematics Jay Stream School, 1997-1999. Teacher grade 6 Jay Stream Middle School, since 1999. 4-5 grade gifted math Cloverdale Elementary, Illinois, 2000—2002.

6th grade science teacher Hadley Junior High, Glen Ellyn, 2002—2004, district science coordinator k-8, 2000—2002. Executive scholar Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School Management Executive Studies. Education director Adler Planetarium Chicago, 2004—2005, vice president, since 2005.

With AAM Center Future Museum Identity and Passport Service. Executive scholar non-profit management Northwestern University, 2008—2010. Vice president education & information Morton Arboretum.

Teacher-leader Near and Far Sciences, Illinois, since 1997. Science consultant West 40 Regional Office Education, Riverside and Wheaton, Illinois, since 1998.


  • Type 03 certified, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Planet Explorers, 2010, One World, One Sky Big Birds Adventure, Shhot for the Moon.


Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, National Science Teacher Association, Association for Science and Technology Centers, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Exec.s' Club, City Club, University Club Chicago.


Married Jeffrey David Wagner, October 13, 1984. Children: Jeffrey Junior, Brent, Krystin.

Arthur Patrick Moore

Carolyn (Ruzella) Moore

Jeffrey David Wagner

Jeffrey Junior Wagner

Brent Wagner

Krystin Wagner