For her outstanding contributions as an Educational Technology and fifth grade teacher, Anne is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by her parents, Bob and Polly Sauder of Emporia, Kansas.
Annie grew up in Emporia and attended Walnut Elementary School, Lowther Middle School, and graduated from Emporia High School in 1972. She received her degree in Education from University of Kansas in 1976. After raising three daughters and completing more education, Annie taught fifth grade at Burt Elementary School in Clarksville, Tennessee for six years. After Anne completed her Master’s degree at Austin Peay State University, she was offered a teaching position in the education department. She received her Doctor of Education degree August 7, 2004. Currently, Anne conducts seminars all over the country on technology in the classroom.
Anne has taught school for a total of nine years now, and she is currently writing a book on the use of technology in the classroom.