Ann joins the Foundation with over 30 years of experience educating students and teachers in the public-school system. She served as an elementary teacher and a MA Rooney Foundation Orton-Gillingham Coach for grades K-2 for the Indianapolis Public School District. In 2012, Ann attended training on the Orton-Gillingham whole-class approach and taught it with fidelity in her kindergarten classroom with impressive results. This experience led her to completing other Orton-Gillingham trainings which are listed below. Ann currently trains and supports teachers with implementing the Orton-Gillingham whole class approach.
Ann is passionate about providing young children with exceptional programs, such as, Orton-Gillingham, that prepare children to become lifelong readers. She is excited to share her experiences with others!
Ann’s academic accomplishments:
• MARF Whole-Class Orton-Gillingham Training
• Ron Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham Basic Training
• Mayerson Academy’s Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Reading Practicum
• Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Kindergarten Endorsement