Annie is a research associate with Better Ed. In her role, she writes for the blog, conducts a variety of research for the organization's websites and social media pages, and assists with development projects. She particularly loves digging into the historical aspects of America's educational structure.
Annie cut her teeth on educational research as one of Better Ed's charter interns in 2009 while completing a B.A. in Biblical Studies from the University of Northwestern St. Paul. She also brings over ten years of experience in music education to her work at Better Ed.
In her spare time Annie enjoys the outdoors, gardening, reading, and events with family and friends. She is actively involved in an inner city church where she serves as Sunday school teacher, church pianist, and music director.