Now retired, Anne N. Elliott served as an educator for over 30 years. A certified elementary teacher for the gifted and talented, she began her career with the Raleigh Public Schools in North Carolina between 1968 and 1969. Soon thereafter, she taught at the Newton-Conover City Schools in North Carolina from 1970 until her retirement in 2000. During this time, Ms. Elliott worked as a consultant for the North Carolina Geographic Alliance between 1988 and 1998.
Ms. Elliott initially graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. Moreover, she earned a Master of Arts from Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina, in 1990. To remain knowledgeable of current trends, she maintains her professional ties with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented, the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies, the North Carolina Association of Educators and the North Carolina Science Teachers Association.
For her accomplishments in the field, Ms. Elliott has been the recipient of numerous honors and accolades. She was presented with the Excellence in Geography Teaching Regional Award by Rand McNally in 1990, the Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award by the National Council for Geographic Education and the Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teacher Award by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics in 1991, among others. Likewise, she has been selected for inclusion in editions of Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest. Enjoying her retirement, Ms. Elliott likes walking, reading, knitting, painting and gardening during her spare time.
Moving forward, Ms. Elliott wants to think about the next step in her life. Now that she is retired and working part-time, her plans being retired is that she wants to find herself and find another life or career. She is looking forward to doing something to get busy with. Ms. Elliott attributes her success to her parents and the way she was brought up.