Dr. Anne Sylvest

Co-Director, Elementary & Special Education Clinical Experiences

As Co-Director of USM's Educational Field Experiences, overseeing practicum experiences and teacher candidacy for approximately 300 undergraduates each semester, Dr. Sylvest enjoys the opportunity to visit Mississippi schools.  Prior to joining the faculty at USM, Dr. Sylvest taught educational methods courses at Texas A&M University and served as a curriculum coordinator and middle school principal for over 20 years.  She has also taught grades 3-8 in the USA and Germany. Her most current studies have focused on the development of effective and authentic field experiences.