MaryAnn Holland is Director of the College Office at Achievement First's flagship high school, AF Amistad High School in New Haven, CT. MaryAnn has engaged in co-creating the College Office at AF Amistad High, as well as writing a four-year College Readiness curriculum. She received a B.A. in Classical Literature, History and Political Science from Colorado College in 2007. She was a 2007 Connecticut Teach for America corps member, teaching World Geography to 7th grade students in Bridgeport, CT. MaryAnn was a member of the 2010 Leadership Fellows Program at Achievement First and is a featured educator in Maia Heyck-Merlin's new book, The Together Teacher. MaryAnn is most looking forward to being a member of the 2012 SPA NYC cohort because she hopes to run her own school one day.