Ann has worked with youth and families for over 20 years and is passionate about supporting people to reach their potential. She holds a master’s degree in Cross Cultural Teaching and is credentialed to teach both primary and secondary levels. Currently she teaches 7th and 8th grade Language Arts and English Language Development in Fallbrook, CA, and serves as Director of Family Services and President of the Board of Directors of The Stream, her spiritual community where she has studied with Beth Green. Through both her inner work and community experience, she has overcome life-long habits of fear and resistance to the learning process and has been able to translate her own learning into skills for teaching at-risk youth, as well as families in The Stream. Ann has been recognized numerous times in her school district for Outstanding Service to English Learners and is constantly revising her programs to develop highly engaging and powerful learning experiences for her students.