Dr. Ann M. Chavez is an author, innovator, and entrepreneur dedicated to re-designing the student experience in public education. She is currently serving as a founding partner and Vice President of Growth & Innovation for Modern Teacher. Modern Teacher supports school districts in transformation to modern learning at scale through The Digital Convergence Framework. Formerly Ann served as teacher, principal, Special Education Director and Deputy of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction over 22 years in Southern California and Chicago, Illinois. Ann earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University of Long Beach, a Masters of Education in School Administration from Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctorate in Urban Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California.