Anna T. Hastings
BA, Middlebury College
EdM, Teachers College, Columbia University
The child of educators, Anna grew up on the campuses of Deerfield Academy and Pomfret School. After graduating from Pomfret, Anna attended Middlebury College where she majored in English, minored in psychology, and played varsity field hockey and ice hockey. In 2007, Anna earned her M.A. from Middlebury's Bread Loaf School of English; in 2010, she earned an Ed. M. from the Klingenstein Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Anna’s teaching career began at Canterbury School where she taught English, coached field hockey, ice hockey, and lacrosse, worked in a dormitory, and served as a faculty advisor to the diversity committee. From 2004-2009, Anna worked at the Taft School. There, in addition to teaching, coaching and advising, she also served as a class dean, headed a dormitory, and sat on the discipline committee. Anna also spent three summers teaching Icahn and Gekio-Walton Scholars at Choate's summer school.
More recently, Anna has attended the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions and the Stanley King Counseling Institute; several times a year, she visits college campuses around the country. When she is not working, Anna enjoys the outdoors by foot and by bicycle; she loves reading, cooking, and traveling, particularly to visit family in Maine and in France. Anna lives on campus with her husband Jean-Rémy, their daughter Lucienne, and their black lab Leela.