Deb Snow was hired by the Kentwood Public Schools in 1970 to teach at East Kentwood High School. During her tenure as a teacher she taught History, Government, World Studies, English, and AP Government.
She was a graduate of East Grand Rapids High School, then went on to earn degrees in U.S. History and English from Oberlin College and Aquinas College. Deb also received her Master’s Degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University.
When Deb wasn’t in school, she participated in several seminars across the country, including the First Freedom seminar at George Mason University and several others at Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and the Mackinac Foundation. She also attended constitutional programming at the University of Indiana and German Marshall Fund shared teaching in Germany.
Her passion for education and the government also led to her involvement in the Model United Nations, Mock Trial, Social Studies Olympiad, We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution, National Issues Forums, Close-Up, and Close-Up Publications Group.
During her career, she has has earned several awards that demonstrate her passion and enthusiasm for her subjects and her students, including: