Ann  Smith

Special Projects Coordinator


Ann is a communications professional with a background in education. Ann creates content for Breakthrough's newsletters, blog posts, and website. Prior to Breakthrough, Ann worked at The Girls' Middle School in Palo Alto. She holds an M.S. in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University and a B.A. from Colgate University. The mother of two teenage girls, Ann has devoted many hours over nearly two decades to volunteering in local schools. As a life-long learner with a passion for progressive schools, she believes in the power education holds to shape lives.