Anny Staten Headshot

Anny Staten (she, her, hers) - Collaboration Mentor

Harmonizer. Traveler. Sports lover.

As a collaboration mentor at the Academy, Anny has always had a passion for advancing young learners’ futures and finding their places in the world. She enjoys being a collaborator because it brings people closer together, while also helping people learn from one another. One aspect of collaboration Anny appreciates is that it opens new channels of communication. She truly loves impacting people’s lives and enhancing their scope of life.

Prior to joining the Academy, Anny was a Dean of Students for Union High School in Grand Rapids. She has worked in education for over 13 years across elementary, middle and high school. Extensive experience in the education system has reinforced Anny’s commitment to being a strong advocate for learning; she takes education very seriously as the foundation for life itself.

Anny received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Michigan State University. She later received her master's degree in business management from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. When not in the Academy, you can find Anny at any sports events and concerts. She enjoys being active and working out, as well as trying out new restaurants.