Anne Ginnold has worked in the field of education for over 25 years. Beginning as a Spanish Bilingual classroom teacher in San Diego, she taught Kindergarten and 2nd grade for six years. Subsequently Anne moved with her family to Oakland, California, where she raised her two children and was ELD Coordinator at John Muir, a large elementary school in Hayward, and then Coach and Title VII/III Project Coordinator at the Alameda County Office of Education, where she began and worked on numerous professional Development projects that resulted in lasting collaborations between universities, school districts and in-service training programs. These included Project MOTIVATE and Mills College Title III Project Pathways, the Latino Education Summit, The Parent Empowerment Institute and the Appropriate Practices Series in Early Childhood Education, a professional development program for early childhood educators based at Mills College.
In 2007 she began working as a consultant and Assistant Director at the East Bay Teacher Institute, a Title III Project based at California State University, East Bay. There Anne worked with districts to implement the project, and coached student and master teachers in implementing the Guided Language Acquisition Design Model, as she completed the rigorous process to become a GLAD Trainer along with 8 other colleagues. Anne continued providing GLAD training on a limited basis while working full-time for Ballard & Tighe, where she traveled the Northwest and Northern California visiting many GLAD districts and training teachers on assessment and ELD instructional materials.
Anne currently consults full-time with schools in California and Colorado, and in addition to providing the initial training, is especially interested in supporting schools in developing sustainable and effective follow-up.
Anne holds a BA in Spanish from the University of California, Berkeley, a Tier I Administrative Services Credential (ASC) and M.S. in Educational Administration from California State University, East Bay, and Tier II ASC from Mills College, Oakland, and participated in the Teacher Scholars Program at Mills in 2007-2008.