Anne joined the Berks Nature staff in September 2017 as Nature Preschool Director. Previously, Anne taught kindergarten and first grade for four years. While teaching, she received her Masters in reading, reading specialist certification, and administrative certification. Anne’s love of children has carried throughout her adult life and influences every professional decision she makes. Her understanding and passion for exposing young children to nature is what brought her to Berks Nature. Children’s social, psychological, academic and physical health is positively impacted when they have daily contact with nature. Whether running, hiking or biking, she expresses her own love of the outdoors by utilizing the parks and trails in and around Berks County.