Cassie Kautzer teaches 6th grade science and co-coaches 6th/7th grade competitive robotics at Hellstern Middle School in Springdale. AR. Cassie earned her Bachelor's Degree at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in Middle Level Education and Mathematics. She has now been teaching for 12 years and is a National Board Certified Teacher. Cassie is also a 2014 Presidential Award of Excellence in Math and Science Teaching - Science Awardee. She has previously sailed with NOAA as a Teacher-at-Sea on the NOAA ship Rainier. Cassie loves engaging her students in hands-on science and inspiring them to set goals! She tries to lead and learn by example - engaging in authentic science professional development and striving to be a life-long learner!