Director of Global Innovation
Dr. Anne Marie Woolsey, Director of Global Innovation
Dr. Anne Marie Woolsey, Director of Global Innovation, is well-known as “Dr. Anne”, the “change agent” and the “difference-maker” throughout the international marketplace. Her professional career spans over 25 years including classroom technology integration, online learning development, educational leadership, and innovative, global business solutions design and development. Her experiences include teacher, principal, online learning curriculum and program developer (from 1st year enrollment of 400 students to 2,000 students the 2nd year), online learning executive director, deputy superintendent, university professor, school designer and builder ($42.7 million 3.5-year project), STEM and Career/Technical Education (CTE) classroom designer, 21st Century classrooms professional trainer for global school leaders and teachers, and global business developer. In the past five years, as Regional Director of Middle East – Asia and formerly the Director of Digital Learning for AdvancED (Cognia), has given her tremendous opportunities to improve quality education and transform hundreds of schools into 21st century learning environments across the globe.
Dr. Anne’s points of pride include the development and implementation of a strategic plan that boosted a failing school to an excelling school, which is now recognized as an Arizona Department of Education “A” School, Arizona A+ School of Excellence, and U.S. News and World Report top performing school.
AZLEADS Circle of Honor Award for her exemplary school leadership, Arizona State University Adjunct Professor of the Year for her exceptional online/blended learning curriculum development and master-level instruction, and Arizona State University Doctoral Student of the Year for her outstanding dissertation supporting educational leadership research. She has been a keynote speaker and presenter for various conferences across the globe.
Dr. Anne’s degrees include Kent State University (Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing), University of South Florida (Master of Arts, Education), Golden Gate University (Master of Business Administration, International Management), and Arizona State University (Doctor of Education Administration and Supervision). She is currently authoring a book for school leaders to improve quality education across the globe.