9-12 Educational Assistant
Annie (Marianne) Danaher is the BCA Bend High School ELA Subject Area Specialist, Writing Specialist, and French Subject Area Specialist. She wears many hats including tutor, teacher, lab instructor and person of all work.
Annie’s post high school education started with a BA in English, French and Education and minors in Math and History from University of Portland in Portland Oregon. Later, she worked on a master’s in Psychology and an AA in Forestry. Recently, she completed NASA STEM training at University of Washington. She has taught elementary school in a one room schoolhouse in Montana, middle school math and language arts in Washington and high school english, math and french in Oregon. Annie has taught cooking classes for COCC and worked as a Writing Tutor for OSU Cascades. She enjoys working with a wide variety of people and subjects.
Annie’s personal interests and hobbies are also eclectic. Early in her career, she lived in a tent, then a Quonset hut while she worked with an enthusiastic crew to build a log house in the backwoods of Montana. She designed and built her own house. For the last decade or so, she has enjoyed drawing, painting, sculpting and writing. She loves to hike and to share meals with family and friends on the weekends.