Anna Schlosser is an educator who believes in the importance of compassionate schools. Her work reflects her commitment to social and emotional learning, equity and inclusion, and progressive education. Anna graduated from Vassar College in 2014 with a B.A. in Educational Studies and Women’s Studies. She then completed a year of Americorps service with City Year New York. Afterwards, she was an apprentice teacher with the Shady Hill School’s Teacher Training Center, where she studied adolescent development, constructivist pedagogy, and curriculum design for language arts and social studies. She currently teaches 6th and 7th grade humanities at Greene Hill, an independent, preK-8 school in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Alongside teaching and facilitating, Anna is pursuing her M.Ed. in Mindfulness for Educators through Antioch University New England. As a former summer program teaching counselor and now a NY educator, Anna has been a part of the Girls Leadership community for many years. She feels very fortunate to engage in this challenging and important work!