Annie is a founding school leader on the Rocketship Spark Academy team, starting as an Assistant Principal in one of the largest California school openings in the past 10 years. She is currently the Principal of Spark – continuing to coach other school leaders, teachers and students in a rigorous academic achievement. Rocketship Spark is currently the #1 elementary school in Franklin McKinley School District for all students based on our recent state assessments.
Prior to joining Rocketship, Annie worked in Washington, DC at Paul Public Charter School as a 6th and 8th grade science teacher, grade-level lead, science department chair, and as a data instructional coach for six years.
Annie received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology, a Master’s degree in teaching from American University and a Master’s degree in educational leadership from Columbia University. Annie is native to California, growing up in Orange County and she now lives in San Jose.