B.A. in Political Science, Washington State University; M.P.A. in Education Policy Analysis, George Washington University; M.S.Ed. in Education, Fordham University. Anne’s first professional exposure to education occurred as Coordinator of the Public Service Academy at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. As Coordinator of the Public Service Academy she was responsible for creating and organizing programs to improve student achievement and promote retention rates. This experience led Anne to pursue a teaching position in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan where she is currently the Social Studies Coordinator and Lead Teacher of her school. Additionally, she participates in the Foundations of American Democracy – Teaching American History grant sponsored by Teachers College and the Whitney Museum.