Vikki Wismer


Educational Background

  • M.S. Elementary Education specializing in Montessori Studies: Loyola College
  • B.A. Public Affairs/Administrative Justice: American University
  • Advance Professional Certificate Administration/Supervision: Trinity College

Professional Background

  • 2008- 2020 Director New Horizons Governor’s School for Science & Technology (GSST)
  • 30 years of experience in the field of education with a diverse background in business
  • Principal/Change Agent for two magnet secondary/elementary public schools in Maryland Professional Background (cont’d.)
  • Governor’s Citation: Recognized for impressive dedication to instructional leadership in Maryland Public Schools (2 years)
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Teacher Advisory Committee
  • Collaborated with the History Channel to publish Save Our History – The Star-Spangled Banner Project: distributed to 80,000 elementary school teachers nationwide
  • Currently, Ms. Wismer serves as Vice/Past President of the Virginia Consortium of Gifted Education Administrators, Student Recruitment
  • Chair for ODU Computer Science Advisory Board, founding partner of the Hampton Roads Innovation Collaborative and member of National
  • Consortium of Specialized STEM Schools (NCSSS)