Anjali Rao, Secretary
Anjali serves as Story Forum’s Secretary. She provides administrative and clerical support while managing business data to enhance communication.
Anjali’s passion is twofold: using quality literature to arm children with the tools and skills they need to communicate confidently, and also to ignite in children a lifelong love of reading.
Anjali started her career working with very young children (ages birth-3 years old) in Early Intervention, then branched out to preschoolers with special needs. She has worked in a variety of settings and with varied special needs, including integrated classrooms, autism spectrum disorders, international schools (in Europe), and as a clinical speech pathologist at Cleveland Clinic. She currently works for the Shaker Heights City Schools.
Anjali holds a master’s degree in Special Education (K-12, with Preschool Endorsement), a master’s in Speech-Language Pathology, and a K-12 Endorsement in Reading.