B.A. in Psychology and M.S. Elementary and Special Education, Sarah Lawrence College. After college, Anna taught preschool and elementary grades in both public and private schools before returning to graduate school. For the past five years, she has taught in an inter-district magnet school in Bridgeport, Connecticut where she coordinates instructional support services and literacy intervention for elementary students. She also works with new teachers in the induction and mentoring programs and participates in site based management and curriculum development. Anna leads professional development for teachers prekindergarten through eighth grade in the areas of reading instruction, inquiry team processes, and response to intervention.