- Early childhood and preschool
Anne Mitchell is president of Early Childhood Policy Research and co-founded the Alliance for Early Childhood Finance. She has written widely on early care and education policy, finance reform and system building. She was an associate dean at Bank Street College of Education and directed child care centers in Massachusetts and Vermont. She has worked with more than half of U.S. states and dozens of foundations, as well as with federal agencies and national organizations. Mitchell was a long-term elected member of the Greenville, N.Y., Board of Education and is a past president of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.