Anna O’Connor-Morin is the UCP Charter Schools Director of Education Compliance and Program Development and has been a member of the UCP team since 2010. Anna O’Connor Morin graduated from Florida State University and then completed her graduate work at the University of Central Florida. Mrs. O’Connor Morin has taught in the public-school system as well as worked at the University level. Mrs. O’Connor Morin was the project coordinator of an effective practices, professional development state discretionary grant with UCF and Florida’s Department of Education. Mrs. O’Connor Morin joined UCP of Central Florida in 2007 and was a School Administrator for seven years, growing the most inclusive school in Florida, UCP Bailes Charter School. Mrs. O’Connor Morin’s most recent role as School Administrator and Director of Education has allowed her to promote a positive learning culture, provide an effective instructional program and apply best practices to student learning, as well as support achievement for diverse learners. Mrs. O’Connor Morin’s research interests are related to inclusive education with school leadership and teacher retention/impact on student learning. She lives with her husband, two children, and their therapy dog in training in Central Florida.