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Anne Marie Jacobson

Dean of Instruction
Larimer Campus
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Deans of Instruction

A long-time teacher, Anne Marie is passionately committed to providing students the training they need to make a difference in the lives of young children. She is trained in the theory of Multiple Intelligences and the practices of Expeditionary Learning Schools and taught preschool through grade three her entire classroom teaching career. Her experience at the community college level includes teaching ECE courses, and working as a Master Teacher in a lab school setting.
Teaching Philosophy
Teaching is about building relationships with students. Students learn best when the lessons taught are meaningful, applicable, and follow best practices. It’s the teacher’s job to know the students and the craft well enough to make that a reality.
Teaching Experience

2012 - 2021 Full-time Early Childhood Education faculty, Program Director for Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, Front Range Community College
2009-2012 Adjunct faculty, Yavapai Community College, Prescott, Arizona
2007-2012 Master Teacher, Yavapai Community College ECE lab school, Prescott, Arizona
2003-2007 Elementary School Teacher, Skyview Charter School and Prescott Unified School District,
Prescott, Arizona
1999-2003 Preschool Teacher, Primavera School, Prescott, Arizona


Colorado State University, Education and Human Resources Studies (Higher Education Leadership Specialization), anticipated graduation 2025.

Northern Arizona University, Early Childhood Education, M.Ed., 2011

Northern Arizona University, Post-degree elementary education teacher certification, 2003

University of Colorado, Journalism and Mass Communication, B.S., 1996

Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Introduction to ECE Lab Strategies
  • Guidance Strategies Young Children
  • Early Childhood Education Seminar
  • Early Childhood Education Internship
  • Observing Young Children
  • Family and Parenting Issues
  • Nutrition, Health and Safety
  • Curriculum Development: Methods and Techniques
  • Language and Literacy
  • Child Growth and Development