Sharon Annan has served as a math educator for over 25 years. She has taught at the middle school, high school and post-secondary levels, and has tutored professionally in subjects ranging from elementary school to college level mathematics.
She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Florida, and her Masters of Science in Mathematics from Georgia State University. She earned her Waldorf High School teacher certification from the Center for Anthroposophy in Wilton, NH.
Sharon has worked with adolescents for many years, as a teacher, mentor, and student academic advisor. She was a founding teacher at Academe of the Oaks, and taught there for nine years. Currently she has co-founded Parzival Academy to address the growing demand for hybrid high-school education.
Sharon has a long held interest in mathematical problem solving and working with students to develop problem solving skills that generalize across disciplines. She has done research in developing mathematical thinking and problem solving, as well as how students learn and retain mathematics. She works actively with students who have math phobias to help them overcome their anxiety and see the beauty and fun in mathematics.
Sharon is married and has three children ages 22, 18 and 14 who have all been students at WSA and home schooled at some point in their education. She enjoys reading, gardening and doing math!