Dr. Schneider has been an environmental education consultant since 1972 and a collectibles educator, focusing on fine art, automatic music machines, and vintage radios, since 1978. He is the former executive director of the Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc., and Scientists Center for Animal Welfare.
Dr. Schneider also served as the former program specialist for science, conservation, and outdoor education for the National Headquarters of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. He is the founder and former treasurer of the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club, and founder and current director of the Radio and Television Museum. Dr. Schneider also worked as a political columnist for four weekly county newspapers from 1982-1993 and is the current facilitator for Jefferson Café discussion groups, as well as the 'Movies With Messages' program.
Dr. Schneider earned a B.S. in wildlife conservation (1961) from Cornell University; an M.A. in special studies (1973) from The George Washington University; and a Ph.D. (1977) from The Union Graduate School of the Union For Experimenting Colleges and Universities (now UI&U)