Dr. Anne Sylvest

Director, Educational Field Experiences

As Director of The University of Southern Mississippi's Educational Field Experiences, overseeing practicum experiences and teacher candidacy for approximately 400 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.