Dr. Anna Richert

Anna Richert

Founder & Advisor

Anna is the founder and Faculty Director of Mills Teacher Scholars, with a decades-long passion for studying teacher learning. Her teaching and research interests center on the preparation of and on-going support for teachers in urban schools. Her profound belief in inquiry as both a stance toward practice and a methodology for teaching and teacher learning underscores all the work of the organization. She has developed strategies for teacher education and support, about which she has written extensively. Her most recent book, published by Teachers College Press, is What Should I Do? Confronting Dilemmas of Teaching in Urban Schools. She is a member of the Board of the National Equity Project and a past member of the Board of the National Coalition of Essential Schools. Anna received her B.A. in Education from Skidmore College, her M.A. in Education from Syracuse University, her M.A. in Sociology and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University.