Pamela Schmidle (DC)
As an educator and the spouse of a Marine officer, Pamela is passionate about providing innovative educational opportunities for all children. She taught in various programs nationwide for over 35 years. In 1995 she developed the first Integrated Preschool Program for the Department of Defense schools at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, VA.
Pamela is currently serving as a consultant to the staff of childcare and early childhood education programs in the DC area under a grant through the University of the District of Columbia. She continues to serve on the Innovation Advisory Council for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at The George Washington University where she was an adjunct faculty member for two years.
Pamela graduated from Drew University with a B.A. in Psychology. She earned her graduate degree at Smith College in the Education of the Deaf, with an additional focus on children with multiple handicaps.
Pamela is the wife of LtGen Robert E. Schmidle Jr. USMC and the mother of Capt Christian R. Schmidle USMC and Nicholas Schmidle, a staff writer for The New Yorker.