Anna A. Fermanis has worked in education for more than 15 years. She currently is the Instructional Services Coordinator for Somerton School District K-8 in Somerton, Arizona. She is in charge of the development and implementation of mathematics and language arts curriculum and instruction for the district. Anna coordinates and instructs professional development activities for teachers and administrators on understanding and implementing Arizona’s mathematics standards for the district. She also develops benchmark assessments and oversees the district instructional calendar for both math and language arts. She received her BS in Elementary Education and Masters in Counseling from Northern Arizona University.