Ann Tan is thrilled to be a part of Sage this year. It will be her ninth year as a classroom teacher in Idaho. The first four years of Ann's career she was a 1st grade teacher, and spent the other four years as a 5th grade teacher at Endeavor Elementary in Nampa. She is passionate about Early Literacy, Math and has always been an advocate for gifted and talented students. Ann has a Master’s Degree from George Fox University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines, Manila. She has worked as a mortgage banker for Citibank, a preschool teacher in Nevada, and as a Special Education paraprofessional for the Meridian School District. As a part of the Idaho Core Teachers Network she is a coach and mentor to new teachers in the Treasure Valley. Ann plans to finish requirements for a Gifted and Talented endorsement.