List of 10 frequently asked questions.

  • What my students call me

    Ms. Snyder.
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I’d heard about Thacher my whole life (a family friend went here and used his Sierra cup on multiple camping trips when I was little) and it sounded like a fabulous place. Once I became a teacher, I dreamed about teaching at the boarding school I attended as a student. But, once I got the job at Thacher, I quickly realized this was my dream job. I’m so thankful for this community—my amazing colleagues, the fabulous students, and the alumni.  
  • Since you asked me to brag, here are the professional accomplishments I'm most proud of

    The first time that the students in my AP Calculus class all received 5s on their AP exams.
  • When not in the classroom I can be found

    Chasing my three children around campus.
  • Favorite job perk

    The multitude of fabulous babysitters and amazing role models for my children.
  • Hardly anybody knows that

    I almost majored in Japanese in college.
  • Favorite place on Earth

    The Big Island of Hawaii.
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    The Outdoor Chapel.
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up (when I was 10)

    A whale trainer.
  • What I want to be when I grow up (now)

    I want to be the best math teacher, mother, wife, and person that I can be.