A Bit About...

 Trudy the Great



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Trudy the Great

Trudy Schnell earned her Bachelor of Arts in Library Media and Psychology from Chadron State College in 1988. Before joining the Scottsbluff Public Schools, she taught at Cedar Canyon, Gering Public Schools and Lake Alice School. She left education for the private sector for a number of years before returning to teach at Lake Alice. She earned her Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction at Chadron State College in 2006. She completed the Primarily Math specialist program at UNL and is pursuing another master's in special education.

She is a student services provider at both Lake Minatare and Longfellow.  She is passionate about getting kids to read and become life-long learners and spends a lot of time perusing used book stores and garage sales in search of books to add to her collection.

She has three children: Victoria (10), Leticia (7), and William (5). In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening, quilting, blogging, and geocaching. She is also a hobby farmer and raises goats, turkeys, guineas and chickens.

My Schedule

  • I will be at Lake Minatare in the morning and at Longfellow in the afternoons.