Marshall, Dr. Stephanie

Dr. Stephanie Marshall served as the CEO/President of the Illinois Math Science Academy from its inception in 1986 through her retirement in 2007. She gives a detailed discussion of the school's early days, including the legislative discussions in 1984-85, and the school's phased start, adding one grade level each year. She also discusses the development of a curriculum, the selection process for students, the hiring of the staff, the organization of the residential halls, scheduling challenges, extra student activities, and the creation of a unique learning environment.