Anna-Paden Carson '16

Gilfillan

Anna-Paden Carson graduated from W&L in 2016 with a BA in Spanish and a minor in Poverty and Human Capabilities Studies. After graduating, she worked as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Tunja, Colombia before heading to Teach for America Nashville. There she completed two years as a 7th-grade Literacy teacher and graduated from Relay Graduate School of Education with her Masters of Arts in Teaching in 2019. Anna-Paden is certified as a 5th-12th grade English Language Arts teacher, as well as a PreK-12th English as a Second Language teacher. She now works as a founding 10th grade ELA teacher at Valor College Prep, a charter school in South Nashville.