Born and raised in California, Anna Peabody enjoyed living an active life. She grew up playing many different varieties of sports from softball, swimming, and track to becoming a first team pick for soccer and all-American volleyball player in college. Anna found her love of teaching when she started coaching in high school; she realized she loved being able to teach and coach students. She graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelors degree in secondary education mathematics. She looks for math in every day life and encourages students to think creatively and outside the box. Anna likes to guide students in becoming problem solvers. She hopes to challenge students to be life long learners and look for math inside and outside the classroom. Anna is an enthusiastic educator and is excited to be a part of the Sunrise Middle School team! Go Aztecs!