Anne has served as the Education Director since January 2008. Anne was an original member of the Board and played an integral role in developing the early curriculum model for Southwest Charter School. Prior to SWCS, she has been working in the field of science education for nearly 20 years, and worked most recently as the Senior Associate at David Heil and Associates, Inc., a science education consulting firm here in Portland. As such, she worked with clients nationwide to create and evaluate science education programs in schools, communities and museums. She has a B.S. in Environmental Planning & Management and an M.Ed. in Program Administration and Evaluation, both from the University of California, Davis. Anne is also mom to two kids at SWCS, and in her spare time, she enjoys running, camping, hiking, gardening, cooking and sewing.