Anne-Marie Pierce, a native of France, received a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a M. A. from California State University East Bay and credentials from California State University at San Francisco. Her 35 years independent school career as a teacher and administrator encompasses American, French-American and International schools. She taught French and headed Language Departments at the Head-Royce School in Oakland and at San Francisco University High School. For two decades, she served as head of school, first of the East Bay French-American School in Berkeley and subsequently of Washington International School.
Mrs. Pierce served on many regional, national, and international association boards including those of the California Association of Independent Schools and of the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, the International Schools Association and the Executive Board of the International Baccalaureate Organization Council of Foundation. She was founder and President of the Association of French Schools in America.
She is a regular presenter at professional associations and has written various articles for professional publications. She is the author of a manual entitled Effective New Facilities and of the chapter on International and Internationally Minded Schools in Choosing the Right Educational Path for Your Child.
Currently, Mrs. Pierce is president of A.M.P. & Associates an educational consulting firm with clients in the US and abroad.