Anne Naman Fund

About Anne Naman

Anne Aresty Naman was born in Highland Park, Illinois. She graduated from Central High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1969. She received her B.A. degree from Wellesley College in 1973 and then specialized in nineteenth-century English literature at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England where she received the M.A. and M.Phil research degrees, graduating in 1976.

Anne was involved in teaching English both at the high school and college level. She began her teaching tenure at St. Johns School and ultimately became a college counselor. She left St. Johns in 1996 and became Director of College Counseling at The John Cooper School in The Woodlands, TX where she remained until her retirement in 2012.

She was an active member of the National Honor Society Phi Beta Kappa as well as the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). For over 20 years, Anne served as an active Texas Association for College Admission Counseling (TACAC) member and received the Honorary Lifetime Member award in 2013.

Anne was a TACAC leader and mentor and firmly believed in the power of education and was a strong proponent of professional development opportunities. In her memory, The Anne Naman Fund was established to provide grant assistance to support programs and education professionals for their continued growth and development. 

Additional information on the use and distribution of the funds can be found in the Anne Naman Fund Guidelines


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