Ann Scott is Chief Development Officer and Executive Director of the HISD Foundation, #ACBSP4Change Honoree, where she raises funds to support strategic district initiatives As an advocate of educational opportunity and equity for all students for nearly 23 years, Scott works to ensure all children can have access to an education that prepares them for success in life. Upon graduating from Oakwood College, Ann joined Teach For America and taught at White Elementary School in the HISD for four years. Ann subsequently joined the staff of Teach For America and led the region to double its presence in Houston and improve teacher impact on student outcomes. She has also worked as the Chief Human Resources Officer for HISD. Striving to improve the teacher evaluation process, Ann led the district’s teacher effectiveness efforts including the design and implementation of an improved teacher appraisal and development system that would hold teachers accountable to student achievement as part of their evaluation. Ann had the privilege of returning to Teach For America to manage and develop alumni leadership initiatives. In this role, she pioneered the development of a fellowship for experienced alumni to transition into leadership roles in districts across the country.