Dr. Mary Anna Noveck is a passionate educator with extensive knowledge of research-based practices in the field of education pedagogy at the kindergarten - university level. In her current role as the Learning and Development Specialist at USC Shoah Foundation she brings testimony-based education to primary educators as the fundamental teaching tool for developing empathy, understanding and respect for diverse perspectives and voices . She began her long tenure in public education working in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District for 24 years as an elementary classroom teacher and school leader. She has also served as a part-time adjunct assistant professor with the USC Rossier School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) online program, as well as a professional development facilitator with the UCLA Mathematics Project (UCLAMP). Mary Anna earned her B.A. in Communications from Stephens College, her M.Ed. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Global Executive Ed.D. from the University of Southern California.