Title: Founder, Superintendent
Company: Northwest Arkansas School Choice, Haas Hall Academy
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Martin W. Schoppmeyer Jr., Founder of Northwest Arkansas School Choice and Founder and Superintendent of Haas Hall Academy, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.
With more than 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Schoppmeyer has served as the founder of Northwest Arkansas School Choice since 2016 and as the founder and superintendent of schools of Haas Hall Academy since 2003. Prior to obtaining these roles, he was director of corporate relations with the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas from 1999 to 2003, where he was also a member of the adjunct faculty from 1995 to 2003.
Dr. Schoppmeyer was inspired to pursue a career in the industry by his own experience in school. His parents were able to afford to send him to a boarding school for an excellent education, and he was later able to attend a charter school and choose his public school. He began his career as a student at the University of Arkansas, obtaining a Master of Education in educational technology in 1996. He concluded his studies with the school in 1999, earning a Doctor of Education in educational leadership and instructional design.
A leading voice in the field, Dr. Schoppmeyer has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations. He is a lifetime member of the American Educational Research Association, Rotary International, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and the Elk’s Lodge. In addition, he is the former secretary of Phi Kappa Phi, a former board member of Phi Delta Kappa, and the former chair of Digi-Tell ID Systems. The chair of The Academy, Inc., he is an appointed member of the Commission for the Coordination of Educational Efforts, and he has served as an alderman for the city of Fayetteville.
Throughout his career, Dr. Schoppmeyer has been recognized for his contributions, including with the Charles and Nadine Baum Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Arkansas. Named a Roy B. Allen Distinguished Doctoral Scholar, his school was recently ranked 19th in the nation. The first open-enrollment charter high school in the state of Arkansas, they have also been consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, and the Washington Post as among the best in the nation.
Dr. Schoppmeyer has been featured in numerous honors publications, including several editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World. In his free time, he enjoys target shooting and playing golf. Looking toward the future, Dr. Schoppmeyer intends to continue educating more scholars through his schools.
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