Geoff Schwartz has taught in Vernonia since 2002. Mr. Schwartz teaches 6th, 7th & 8th grade science. He has also been co-coordinator of Outdoor School with Mr. Ward since 2005. Mr. Schwartz graduated from Oregon State University in 1996 with a BS in Environmental Biology and minor in Chemistry. He received his Masters in Teaching from Pacific University in 2001. The goal of Mr Schwartz' science class is for students to learn by doing. Science is about understanding how and why the world works.