Anne Grall Reichel is a passionate educator. She specializes in curriculum development And The professional development of outstanding teachers. She currently focuses on curriculum development with an emphasis on higher order thinking and transfer of concepts to new situations. Anne is interested in meaningful integration of science and social studies concepts with reading and writing. Anne currently consults with school districts throughout northern Illinois and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Education Department at Lake Forest College. Anne served as the Science Coordinator For The Lake County Regional Office of Education. Under her direction the first Lawrence Hall of Science GEMS site was established in Lake County, Illinois. She also established the Lake County Alliance for Science to support elementary teachers in the teaching of science. Anne has served as the Director of Teacher Services at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Under her leadership a Museum Partnership Program was developed to support Chicago teachers in earning science endorsements. Anne has taught at both the middle school and elementary levels. Anne earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on Teaching for Conceptual Integration. In recent years Anne has become increasingly concerned about the need to have clarity of focus in our expectations for all students. Her work focuses on suggestions for both teachers and parents. She believes we should "expect more" of ourselves as adults working with children.