Ann’s Education, Professional Qualifications & Awards Include:

  • BA, Oberlin College (1970) – Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Newton Prize
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University (1978) – Political Science
  • Freelance Writer – 30+ years, over 1000 publications (MetroKids; Philadelphia Inquirer;  M.D. News; Lehigh Valley Living;  Business Journals;  Montgomery Newspapers;  NBC Universal’s DigPhilly; AOL Patch organizations; Salus University;  Milestones/Philadelphia Corp for Aging; Educational Leadership;  etc.) (Some samples appear under tab Articles)
  • Adjunct faculty, Temple University – (Various semesters until 2007 in Political Science, Writing, Education)
  • Director (and Assistant Director), Kids Around Town (KAT) –   (League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund c. 1993 – 2010)
  • Coordinator, Gam Yachad – (Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, 1990-2012)  Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities & their Families
  • “Program of Excellence” 1996/ National Council for the Social Studies
  • “Program of Excellence” 1995/ Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies
  • “Brighter Futures Award” 1994, City of Philadelphia Office of MH/MR

Ann’s training and experience make her a strong match for the requirements of Township Commissioner.  Back in the 70s-80s, she reviewed multi-million dollar healthcare projects of institutions in the region.  She has written about all sorts of  businesses for numerous publications,  and managed hundreds of thousands of dollars of grants, while directing statewide, as well as regional programs.   Ann brings the skills to serve Cheltenham.

For Ann’s volunteer service and personal background, please click COMMITMENT

For a sample of Ann’s publications, please click ARTICLES