Annie Sterling is a program manager at Capitol Impact. She supports education and workforce related initiatives centering equity and opportunity for California’s students and schools. She works primarily on the Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) Academy program, the Regional K-16 Collaboratives Grant Program, and the University of California Regents Task Force, as well as consulting on other programs.
Annie brings 13 years of practical experience in education to her work on education policy and school-to-career programs. Prior to joining Capitol Impact, she served as a secondary English and social studies teacher. Having taught in diverse California schools, public and private, Basic Aid and Title I, Annie understands the unique challenges and opportunities 21st century California students and teachers face. As a teacher, Annie took on leadership roles in curriculum development, the transition to the Common Core, and in the adoption of technology programs at her schools. Annie is a teacher consultant with the Bay Area Writing Project, a Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Mentor, and has served on the Social Emotional Advisory Committee, the Strategic Plan Committee, and the Inclusion Diversity and Equity Alliance at her past school sites.
Annie earned her BA in English and Global Studies from UC Santa Barbara. She holds an MA in Education from UC Berkeley and an MA in Educational Administration from San Francisco State University. When not at work, Annie enjoys exploring California’s great outdoors, hiking and running, yoga, reading, and spending time with her young son and daughter.