Anne is a curriculum and assessment specialist focusing effective measurement and monitoring of student growth and learning in school districts. She is passionate about quality professional development and resources for all educators, and as a result, founded Kids At The Core.
Anne’s love of teaching began in the Southwest side of Chicago as a teacher and then a building administrator. Her experience as a central office administrator in Northern Illinois and experience as a practicing scientist prior to entering the education field, give her a unique combination of experiences to design targeted professional development in the areas of data analysis, assessment, curriculum, grading, and instruction. Under her leadership, teachers K-12 have grown as professional learning communities (PLCs) for powerful work including standards-based report cards, creating local assessment sets aligned to Common Core Standards, and measuring student learning and growth. She been a writer for national benchmark assessment systems and led assessment professional development. ”