English Center for Early Literacy Success
Ann Gadzikowski is an early childhood educator and author with a passion for challenging children to think creatively, critically, and inclusively. A graduate of the Erikson Institute, Ann taught preschool and served as a program director for many years. As early childhood coordinator for Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, Ann created the Tech Beginnings curriculum for teaching coding and robotics to students in PreK to Grade 3 through project based learning. She is an award winning author of books including Problem Solving with Young Children and Young Architects at Play (Redleaf Press). Ann serves as a developmental editor for the National Association for the Education of Young Children and she creates curriculum content for organizations including Encyclopedia Britannica, Prufrock Press, and the Latino STEM Alliance.