Middle School English
Annie Sterling teaches 6th grade English at Country Day. She also serves as a 6th grade advisor, mentoring and supporting 6th grade students through daily advisory periods, parent communication, and conferencing. Additionally, Annie leads the book club and current events elective classes, through which she enjoys sharing her own interests in literature and social issues with her students.
Before coming to Country Day in the fall of 2019, Annie taught 8th grade English language arts and social studies at Mill Valley Middle School. At Mill Valley Middle School, Annie also served as a teacher leader in professional development and technology integration. She mentored new teachers and contributed to advisory committees related to reading assessment and social emotional learning. Annie also has previous experience teaching English at the high school level and working with the Bay Area Writing Project, a branch of the National Writing Project, as a teacher consultant.
Annie earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and global studies at UC Santa Barbara, then went on to study education at UC Berkeley with the Multicultural Urban Secondary English program, where she earned her teaching credential and master’s degree. Annie also has completed coursework towards her master’s in administrative services and educational leadership at San Francisco State University. A highlight of her educational journey was studying English literature at King’s College London during her junior year, where she loved getting to see Shakespeare performed in the Globe Theatre and read the complete works of Jane Austen.
Her personal accomplishments include running the San Francisco Nike Women’s Marathon, completing a yoga teacher training, backpacking the Na Pali coast of Kauai, and, most importantly, creating a beautiful daughter in 2018.
These days, Annie spends her free time relaxing with her family, hiking, running, reading, and practicing yoga.