Ms. Anna Birnbaum
Anna is a graduate of Newark Academy and Colgate University, where she majored in educational studies. She received the Charles H. Thurber Award for Excellence in Educational Studies and graduated magna cum laude. Upon graduation from college, she spent one year working in finance in New York City. Having attended an independent day school, Anna understands the benefits of an independent school education, so she transitioned into schools, where she knew she always wanted to be. Before coming to Taft, Anna worked at Millbrook School, where she was associate director of admission, assistant director of financial aid, mathematics teacher, and girls' junior varsity squash coach. Anna recently completed her master’s in school leadership at the University of Pennsylvania. At Taft, Anna teaches four sections of mathematics, lives in Mac House, and coaches thirds field hockey and recreational sports.