Anne Sylvest, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/ Director of Educational Field Experiences

Dr. Anne Sylvest earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University.  She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and serves as Director of USM's Educational Field Experiences, overseeing practicum experiences for undergraduates, graduates, and teacher candidates.  Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Sylvest taught educational methods courses at Texas A&M University and served as an elementary and middle school classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator, and middle school principal for over 20 years.   Her most current studies have focused on the development of effective and authentic field experiences.