About UsAnn Koufman–Frederick, Ph.D.
Vice President, Learning Innovation
Ann is CS4Ed's expert in the development, implementation, and scaling of K12 innovative programming. She has 30 years of experience in technology integration, curriculum design, learning assessment, and professional development.
Ann was formerly Deputy Superintendent for Teaching & Learning in Newton (MA) Public Schools. She also served in several district leadership positions, including Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in Watertown (MA), and Director of Curriculum, Assessment, and Technology in Marblehead (MA). She began her educational leadership career as Director of Technology Initiatives at the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents. She has coordinated and worked on state and national educational technology initiatives such as the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Consortium (Gates Foundation grant), WIDE World at Harvard Graduate School of Education (online professional learning for educators), Massachusetts Leadership Initiatives in Teaching and Technology (MA Department of Education grant), and Collaboration for Reform (NSF grant at BBN Learning Systems & Technologies). She was a K12 instructional technology specialist in Brookline Public Schools, and a graduate instructor in the instructional technology licensure program at Harvard Extension School.
Ann received her PhD in Educational Leadership from Boston College Lynch Graduate School of Education (dissertation: Electronic Collaboration as a Form of Teacher Professional Development), her CAGS in Instructional Technology from Lesley University, and her BA in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University.