Ann Gengarelly has been a poet-in-the schools throughout Southeastern Vermont and neighboring Massachusetts and New Hampshire since 1980. She is Director of The Poetry Studio at her home in Marlboro, Vermont, where during the past twenty-five years she has offered after-school and summer workshop programs in poetry and art for students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Since 2002, Ann has also taught studio creative writing classes for adults. From 2000-2010, she had the privilege to teach poetry workshops on the Navajo Nation at Little Singer Community School in Bird Springs, Arizona and for seven years Ann was also a Faculty Associate at Hampshire College. Ann holds an MA degree from Goddard College in creativity and education with an emphasis on poetry-in-the schools. She received an honorary degree for Teaching Excellence from Marlboro College in 1988.