Youth Development Professional
Anne has been working with children in some capacity for almost 28 years. After earning her BFA, she volunteered in an after-school club in her hometown of Lawrence, MA teaching art to children while also working as a graphic artist for a local newspaper. In 1994, Anne started teaching computer classes in a bilingual elementary school while completing her graduate studies at night. She continued teaching K-8 educational technology in both public and private schools, before meeting her husband Glen in 2000 and moving to the Vineyard a year later. Anne has taught in several island schools to students from pre-school to high school ages. Her tech career has also involved teaching her colleagues, and students' parents, and she has enjoyed these opportunities to work with all-ages. She was a Girl Scout leader and now volunteers her time on two committees at the Tisbury School. A few years ago, Anne started teaching children's yoga and mindfulness, and eventually got certified for adults' too. She has brought her yoga/creative movement to a few preschools, libraries, and to Tisbury School where her two daughters are in middle school. Besides the activities already mentioned, Anne spends her time fishing & swimming, writing, learning, crafting and spending time with family and friends. She has been at the Club since February and loves seeing the kids walk in excitedly every day.